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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

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Author Richard Terrill To
Present Reading April 5
MAILED: April 2, 2001

          EAU CLAIRE — Author Richard Terrill will read from his new work of creative nonfiction titled “Fakebook: Improvisations on a Journey Back to Jazz” Thursday, April 5, at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The reading will begin at 8 p.m. in the Menominee Room, Davies Center.
          Terrill has published two previous books of creative nonfiction. “Saturday Night in Baoding: A China Memoir” (University of Arkansas Press, 1990), winner of the Associated Writing Programs Award for Nonfiction, and “The Cross and the Red Star” (Asian Pacific Foundation, 1994). He has won awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Wisconsin Library Association, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Wisconsin and Minnesota State Arts Boards, Lake Superior Writers, and Ironwood and New Letters magazines.
          Excerpts from “Fakebook: Improvisations on a Journey Back to Jazz” have appeared in journals such as North American Review, High Plains Literary Review, ACM, Crab Orchard Review, Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction and Brilliant Corners: a Journal of Literature and Jazz.
          Terrill, a UW-Eau Claire alumnus and English department faculty member from 1980 to 1986, teaches in the MFA program at Minnesota State University-Mankato.
          The free reading is sponsored by NOTA, the UW-Eau Claire creative arts organization.

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Updated: April 2, 2001