Klosterman returns to F-M for M State Orator Series

Best-selling author and journalist Chuck Klosterman returns to Fargo-Moorhead as the featured speaker in this year’s Orator Series at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, on the Moorhead campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College.

The event is free and open to the public.

Klosterman is the author of eight books, including Fargo Rock City: A Heavy Metal Odyssey in Rural North Dakota, and has written for GQ, Esquire, Spin, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Believer and The Onion. He served as “The Ethicist” for the New York Times Magazine for three years and writes about sports and popular culture for ESPN.

Klosterman, a native of Wyndmere, N.D., graduated from the University of North Dakota in 1994 and worked as a reporter for The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead before moving to New York City. Fargo Rock City, his first book, was the winner of the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award for excellence in writing on the subject of music. His other books include Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto.

The Orator Series is sponsored by the M State Moorhead Student Government Association. Doors will open at 6 p.m. in the Oscar Bergos Center, with priority seating for M State students and their guests. Tickets are not required.

A book-signing and light refreshments will follow Klosterman’s presentation.

For more information about the Orator Series, contact Angela Mathers at 218-299-6853 or angela.mathers@minnesota.edu.

Posted in News on March 11, 2015 at 10:55 am