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UNI Hearst lecture series welcomes Jen Wang today

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Highly acclaimed 'In Real Life' comes to Cedar Falls today (Thursday, October 26)

Award-winning, rising-star cartoonist, illustrator and author, Jen Wang, talks about her work, as part of the Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series at UNI. The event begins at 4 p.m. in the Lang Hall Interpreter's Theatre,

Later, at 7:30, UNI students will perform Wang's illustrated graphic novel, In Real Life.  

Then, Jen Wang joins the cast and audience for a talk-back session.

A reception follows the talk-back discussion.

The event is sponsored by the Department of Communication Studies at UNI.

Her second book, Jen Wang teamed up with acclaimed teen author, Cory Doctorow for 'In Real Life,' a New York Times bestseller, based on Doctorow's short story, Anda's Game. 

Her first book was illustrated graphic novel, Koko Be Good,

Jen Wang is a co-founder and organizer fro Los Angeles-based comics festival, Comic Arts LA. She currently lives in Los Angeles, and her works have appeared in several publications, including Adventure Time comics and L.A. Magazine.

All of the Jen Wang presentations are free and open to the public on October 26.

For more information email: hearstlectureseries@uni.edu.


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