Lecture: Robin Hemley, author of "Nola: A Memoir of Faith, Art, and Madness"
Robin Hemley presents a lecture on his book "Nola: A Memoir of Faith, Art, and Madness," a recounting of the life of Robin's sister Nola, who died at the age of twenty-five after several years of treatment for schizophrenia.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Robin Hemley is the winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship for his work on DO-OVER!. He has published seven books, and his stories and essays have appeared in the New York Times, New York Magazine, Chicago Tribune, and many literary magazines and anthologies. He is the editor of Defunct magazine. Robin received his MFA from the Iowa Writers Workshop; he currently directs the Nonfiction Writing Program at the University of Iowa and lives in Iowa City, IA.