Anniversary Gala & Fundraiser

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

6 p.m. Reception | 7 p.m. Dinner

Iowa Memorial Union, 2nd Floor Ballroom

125 N Madison St, Iowa City, IA 52240

Join us for an evening of literature, music,
dance, and cuisine from around the world.

With readings & addresses by distinguished IWP alumni, including:

Ya Hsien (Taiwan, IWP ’67) | Luljeta Lleshanaku (Albania, IWP ’99)
Bi Feiyu (China, IWP ’06) | Lorna Goodison (Jamaica, IWP ’83)

A multilingual sound and dance performance, based on Walt Whitman’s
verse, showcasing an original composition by Jean-François Charles
and choreography by George de la Peña.

Dishes from five continents. A silent auction.
Each table will be joined by two visiting writers.

Tickets: $125 per person | Sponsored Table of 6: $750 | Sponsored Table of 8: $1,000

This event is a fundraiser: an estimated $75 from each individual ticket purchased is a
tax-deductible donation. Dress code: Semi-formal. For more information call (319) 512-1147.

For early bids on silent auction items, visit

Purchase Online: through Little Village Tickets
Please note that service fees will apply

Purchase by Phone: (319) 467-3485

Purchase by Check: payable to “International Writing Program” and mailed to:
Haley Rosendahl, The University of Iowa Foundation, P.O.Box 4550, Iowa City, IA 52244
Please include with check your home address, dietary restrictions, email, and name(s) of attendee(s)