David Updike to speak at Augustana College

DavidUpdikeOn Thursday, November 19, 2015, David Updike will speak “On Being a Character in Your Father’s Stories” at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in the Hanson Science Building, Room 102, 726 35th St.

Updike’s oldest son is the author of two collections of short stories, Out on the Marsh and Old Girlfriends. According to the Dispatch-Argus, he plans to talk about “the differences between his childhood home life and events that show up in John Updike’s stories, particularly the Maples stories.”

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