Weather Forecast


Writer's tour includes stop at UW-River Falls

Submitted photo.

Arthur Phillips, a Minnesota native and author of the new novel, "The Tragedy of Arthur," a New York Times Notable Book selection, will be in River Falls at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 18, to discuss his new book and the creative writing process.

Phillips will appear on the UWRF campus for this free event at the Kleinpell Fine Arts Building. He is the author of "Prague: A Novel," and "The Egyptologist."

The Washington Post has declared that Phillips is "one of the best writers in America."

His appearance at UWRF is sponsored by Valley Reads, a program of ArtReach St. Croix that is funded by the St. Croix Valley Foundation and the Wisconsin Arts Board. Support also comes from the Department of Theater Arts and English and the College of Arts and Sciences at UWRF.

Phillips will also be making other area stops, including on April 18 at the Stillwater, Minn., public library, 224 N. 4th St., starting at 7 p.m.