Tom Montgomery Fate


Tom Montgomery Fate is the author of five books of nonfiction, including Beyond the White Noise (Chalice Press, 1997), a collection of essays; Steady and Trembling (Chalice Press, 2005), a spiritual memoir; and Cabin Fever (Beacon Press, 2011), a nature memoir. His essays have appeared in The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, The Baltimore Sun, Orion, Iowa Review, Fourth Genre, Riverteeth, Sojourners, The Christian Century, and many other journals and anthologies, and they regularly air on National Public Radio and Chicago Public Radio. A graduate of the nonfiction writing program at the University of Iowa and of the Chicago Theological Seminary, he is currently a professor of English at College of DuPage. He and his wife, Carol, have three children.