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Author Clyde Edgerton to be at Wofford April 20

Friday, April 16, 2004

SPARTANBURG, SC – Author Clyde Edgerton will be at Wofford College on Tuesday, April 20, for a question-and-answer session. The 4 p.m. event, which is free and open to the public, will be in the Papadopoulos Building.

Edgerton’s visit to Spartanburg is presented in conjunction with the Spartanburg Friends of the Library. Edgerton and his band will perform at 7 p.m. at the Spartanburg Marriott Ballroom. A ticketed reception will be held back at Wofford in the Papadopoulos Building following the show.

Edgerton, a native of Durham, N.C., is the author of seven novels, including “Raney,” “Walking Across Egypt,” and “Lunch at the Piccadilly.” Their critical reception led to his receiving a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Lyndhurst Fellowship, and the North Carolina Award for Literature, a Distinguished Alumni Award from University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Education Department, and five notable book awards from the New York Times.

For information on Edgerton’s visit to Spartanburg, contact Winnie Walsh, 596-3500 ext. 1203.