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General Information

Name:  Greg Herriges  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction

Born: 1950 Highland Park, Illinois


Illinois Connection

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: [].

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