Author Tom Drury to Visit Gustavus Adolphus College

Posted on September 20th, 2006 by

Gustavus Adolphus College will host Tom Drury, author of The Driftless Area, for a reading at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27 in the Melva Lind Interpretive Center. Drury will have a question-and-answer session followed by a book signing. This event is free and open to the public.

Drury received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa and his master’s degree in fiction writing from Brown University in Rhode Island. He has had work published in The New Yorker, Harper’s Bazaar, and The New York Times Magazine. Drury was the recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship for 2000-2001, and was named one of the Best of Young American Novelists in Granta magazine. Drury has taught as a writing instructor at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, and as a visiting writer at Florida State, LaSalle, and Yale Universities.

This event is sponsored by the Gustavus Book Mark and is endorsed by Unity in Community — St. Peter Reads. For more information, please contact Judy Schultz at (507) 933-6017.

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Media Contact: Director of Media Relations and Internal Communication JJ Akin
jakin@gustavus.edu
507-933-7510

 

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