John Irving in Conversation with Lan Samantha Chang

Hancher Auditorium 141 Park Rd., Iowa City, IA

Presented in collaboration with the Iowa Writers' Workshop, University Lecture Committee, Iowa City Book Festival, and Refocus Film Festival Part of Hancher's Infinite Dream festival John Irving is one of the foremost writers of the 20th and 21st centuries. He is the author of several books, including the novels The Cider House Rules, The World According to Garp, and most recently The Last Chairlift. He

Storytelling Across the Arts: A Conversation with Lonnie Holley & Kurt Vile

Old Capitol Senate Chamber 21 N. Clinton St., Iowa City

Lonnie Holley is a renowned visual artist and musician. His most recent album Oh Me Oh My reflects on his difficult personal experiences growing up in the Alabama Industrial School for Negro Children in the 1950s. Kurt Vile is one of our current era's most remarkable songwriters and guitarists. Together, Holley and Vile will discuss their