Tom Montgomery Fate is a professor emeritus at College DuPage in Glen Ellyn IL, where he taught creative writing and literature courses for more than 30 years. He is the author of six books of creative nonfiction, including The Long Way Home: Detours and Discoveries, a travel memoir (Ice Cube Press, 2022), Cabin Fever, a nature memoir (Beacon Press), and Steady and Trembling, a spiritual memoir (Chalice Press). A regular contributor to the Chicago Tribune, his essays have appeared in the Boston Globe, Baltimore Sun, Orion, The Iowa Review, Christian Century, Fourth Genre, River Teeth, and many others. Dozens of his essays have also aired on NPR, PRI and Chicago Public Radio.
Tom Montgomery Fate - Official Website
Tom Montgomery Fate reading a piece about his mother on the Collegeville Institute YouTube channel. (2020).
Video on the Terrain.org YouTube channel of a Tom Montgomery Fate essay with image accompaniment by Dwight Irwin 2014).
Beacon Press video book trailer for Cabin Fever by Tom Montgomery Fate (2011).
Time: Craft talk at 10 a.m., Reading at 2:15 p.m.
Location: Student Commons Theater, Texas Township Campus
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