John Engels

1931–2007
John Engels

John Engels grew up in South Bend, Indiana. Engels was a longtime teacher at St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont, where he started teaching in 1962. In addition, he and David Huddle taught a Spring Writing Workshop at the University of Vermont. An avid trombone player and fan of fly-fishing, he contributed to the book In Praise of Wild Trout (1998). 

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