Award-winning writer to deliver reading at CU

For Immediate Release – Lawton, OK, Sept. 30, 2004
Award-winning writer to deliver reading at CU
Richard Terrill, an award-winning writer of nonfiction prose and poetry, will read selections from his work for
Cameron University students, faculty and members of the public at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 7 in Room 3009 of
Nance-Boyer Hall.
An English professor at Minnesota State University-Mankato, Terrill has received several honors, including
the 1988 Associated Writing Programs Award for Nonfiction for his work, Saturday Night in Baoding: A
China Memoir, published by the University of Arkansas Press in 1990. His first book of poetry, Coming
Late to Rachmanioff, published in 2003 by the University of Tampa Press, received the 2004 Minnesota
Book Award.
His other books include The Cross and the Red Star: John Foster Travels to the Eighth Route Army and
Fakebook: Improvisations on a Journey Back to Jazz.
As a two-time Fullbright scholar, Terrill taught English in South Korea, Poland and China.
For more information about the reading, contact Dr. Ken Solstad at Cameron at 580/581-2925.
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Editors and Broadcasters: For details, contact CU Government & Community Relations at 580.581.2211.