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An Evening in Conversation with John Irving

  • Iowa Events Center
  • Address: 730 3rd Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
  • October 31, 2017
  • Starting: 05:30 PM
  • Phone: (515) 248-6402
  • Price: $200 per person ($140 tax deductable)
Overview

Please plan to join us in welcoming and congratulating celebrated novelist and screenwriter John Irving as he accepts the Des Moines Public Library Foundation's 2017 Iowa Author Award. The 18th Annual Iowa Author Award Dinner will take place Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at the Iowa Events Center. Individual tickets are on sale at $200 per person ($140 tax deductible).
Open reception begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30. Dining options include a maple-glazed pork loin or a gluten-free option of grilled seasonal vegetables. The program also begins at 6:30, and opens with the 2017 Friend of Literacy Award, followed by the anticipated 2017 Iowa Author Award. Irving will then be joined in a 50-minute conversation with David Chivers, President and Publisher of the Des Moines Register. Publisher's Prize Sponsors include The Des Moines Register, Meredith Corporation, and John and Mary Pappajohn.
For more information regarding this special event, contact Dory Briles at (515)248-6402 or dbriles@dmpl.org.

An Evening in Conversation with John Irving