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‘Walking Across Egypt’ Author Clyde Edgerton to Visit HPU

Posted on May 3, 2013.

HPU High Point University Clyde EdgertonHIGH POINT, N.C., May 3, 2013 – Author Clyde Edgerton will discuss his writing, including his latest book, “Pappadaddy’s Book for New Fathers: Advice to Dads of All Ages,” at High Point University at 11 a.m. on May 10 in Hayworth Fine Art Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Edgerton, best known for his books “Walking Across Egypt” and “Raney,” has published 10 novels, a memoir, numerous short stories and essays. He has been a Guggenheim Fellow and five of his novels have been New York Times Notable Books.

In his latest book, “Pappadaddy’s Book for New Fathers,” Edgerton gives wise and humorous counsel to new parents by writing from experience, observation and his vivid imagination.

The event will be hosted by HPU’s Steel Magnolias, a group of women who graduated from then High Point College in the 1950s and 1960s. They hold a number of events at the university throughout the year, and have established a scholarship for an HPU student who excels in academics and displays a financial need.

For reservation, call 336-841-9209 or email reservations@highpoint.edu.

Parking will be available behind the Hayworth Fine Arts Center.

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