Pen Name: None
Genres: Fiction, Non-Fiction
Born: 1950 Highland Park, Illinois
Herriges grew up in Highland Park, Illinois. He graduated from Kendall College and the University of Illinois. Currently, he teaches English and createive writing a William Rainey harper College in Palantine, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
Herriges essays and short storied have appeared in: The South Carolina Review, The Literary Review, Story Quarterly and Great Britain's World Wide Writers. His first article, Inherit The Streets, was published in March of 1978 in the Chicago Tribune Magazine.
A professor of English at William Rainey Harper College in Palatine, Illinois, Herriges also teaches a major survey course in Rock and Roll. He has also co-produced a DVD documentary film about Chicago garage rock bands. For more information on the film or Herriges, go to: http://www.herriges.net.
- Someplace Safe, St. Martin's Press, 1984
- Secondary Attachments, Morrow, 1986
- The Winter Dance Party Murders, Wordcraft, 1998
- JD: A Memoir Of A Time And A Journey, Wordcraft, 2006
- The Bay of Marseilles and Other Stories, Serving House Books, 2011
- Streethearts, Serving House Books, 2013
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Release Date: 1985-05
JD: Memoir of a Time and a Journey
Release Date: 2006-03
Release Date: 2013-05-13
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)
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