Montgomery Fate to Lead Memoir Workshop on Campus

The Loras College English Department will host author Tom Montgomery Fate as he leads a workshop on writing memoirs. The free event will be held on campus in the Wahlert Curriculum Library on March 21 at 9:30 a.m.

Montgomery Fate is a professor emeritus at College of 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. 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.

This Loras workshop is offered in conjunction with the author’s reading event at Dubuque Carnegie Stout Public Library at 5 pm on Sunday, March 19. He will be reading from his newest book, The Long Way Home: Detours & Discoveries.

Space is limited so anyone interested may reserve a spot by emailing Kevin Koch, PhD, professor of English, at