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Prof. Greg Schwipps '95 Reads from His New Novel Wednesday

April 24, 2009

Greg Schwipps 2008 river.jpgApril 24, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — Greg Schwipps, assistant professor of English author of What This River Keeps will read from his new novel at a public event next Wednesday, April 29. Presented by the James and Marilou Kelly Writers Series, the presentation begins at 7:30 p.m. in Walden Inn's Social Center and is free and open to all.

"What This River Keeps bears comparison to the best work of Steinbeck," declares Kent Haruf, author of Plainsong.

Tom Chiarella, visiting professor of creative writing at DePauw and fiction editor for Esquire magazine, notes, "Like the best work of Richard Russo, Greg Schwipps What This River Keeps.JPGGreg Schwipps lushly creates the depth and breadth of a single community with absorbing detail, a refreshing keenness and lyric kind-heartedness."

Read more in this recent story.

Greg Schwipps is a 1995 graduate of DePauw. He previously had articles published in outdoor magazines, including In-Fisherman and Outdoor Indiana.

Learn about the Kelly Writers Series by clicking here.

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