Friday, June 3, 2011

Tom Montgomery Fate Appearing at the Glen Ellyn Public Library on June 9th

Tom Montgomery Fate, Glen Ellyn area author of Cabin Fever, A Suburban Father's Search for the Wild, will be appearing at the Glen Ellyn Public Library on Thursday, June 9th at 7pm to celebrate the publication of his new book. Book sales and signing available.

Tom Montgomery Fate is the author of five books of nonfiction, including Beyond the White Noise (1997), a collection of essays,Steady and Trembling (2005), a spiritual memoir, and Cabin Fever (2011), a nature memoir. His essays have appeared in The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, The Baltimore Sun, Orion, Iowa Review, Fourth Genre, Riverteeth, Sojourners, Christian Century, and many other journals and anthologies; and they regularly air on National Public Radio and Chicago Public Radio. A graduate of the Nonfiction Writing Program at the University of Iowa, and of Chicago Theological Seminary, he is currently a professor of English at College of DuPage, in suburban Chicago, where he also lives. He and his wife Carol have three children.

"This quietly marvelous book is really a mystery novel at heart. The mystery is, How to live? Tom Montgomery Fate . . . sets out to answer this question, meandering, with Thoreau as his companion, toward the truth - or more accurately, the truths." -- David Gessner, author of Soaring with Fidel

For more information go to Tom Montgomery Fate's website.