Prof. Tom Chiarella Speaks at Indiana State U Tuesday

Prof. Tom Chiarella Speaks at Indiana State U Tuesday

November 11, 2010

6420November 11, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Tom Chiarella, visiting professor of creative writing at DePauw University and fiction editor for Esquire magazine, will speak at Indiana State University in Terre Haute next Tuesday, November 16. The 4:30 p.m. program, "An Evening with Tom Chiarella," will take place in ISU's Center for Performing and Fine Arts Recital Hall, and is free and open to the public.

"The talk is presented by Indiana State's creative writing program, the department of communications and the interdisciplinary studies program," notes an announcement, which may be accessed here.

Chiarella was part of a team that earned a 2009 national award from The American Society of Magazine Editors. He is the author 6773of three books -- Foley's Luck, Writing Dialogue and Thursday's Game: Notes from a Golfer with Far to Go -- and his work was included in The Best American Magazine Writing 2009.

The professor wrote the cover story for the August 2010 issue of Esquire, featuring the efforts of former President Bill Clinton to help Haiti rebuild from the January 12 earthquake.  Learn more in this previous story.