Best-selling author Katherine Hannigan coming to Upper Iowa University

FAYETTE, Iowa (January 16, 2015) – Mark your calendars! Best-selling author and illustrator Katherine Hannigan is coming to Upper Iowa University’s Fayette campus for a special presentation Thursday, February 19, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Liberal Arts auditorium, which is being held in conjunction with her month-long exhibition of illustrations in the Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery on campus.

Hannigan, author of Ida B, Emmaline and the Bunny, and True (…Sort of), will speak about her career as an author, how she became an author and what’s next for this Fayette, Iowa, resident.

Following her presentation, Hannigan will be honored at an artist reception at the gallery from 3:30-5 p.m.

The community and children of all ages are invited to the artist lecture, reception and to view Hannigan’s illustrations, which will be on display in the gallery until March 27. Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery is located in the Edgar Fine Arts Hall and is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. To learn more about Hannigan, go to

About Upper Iowa University Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 5,800 students—nationally and internationally—at its Fayette campus, 25 U.S. education locations, as well as locations in Malaysia and Hong Kong. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and self-paced degree programs. With a focus on developing leaders and lifelong learners, UIU provides dual enrollment programs for high school students as well as continuing education and professional development opportunities for learners of any age. For more information, visit

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