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Speaker: John Irving
Event Date: September 24, 2005
Running Time: 02:42

John Irving discusses his thoughts on the creative process.

“The creative process for me is an aspect of keeping yourself in some kind of contact with childhood.”

Speaker Biography:
Best-selling author John Irving, who acquired a lifelong interest in writing at an early age, published his first novel at the age of 26. He is the author of 15 books, several of which have been made into films, including “The World According to Garp.”  He won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for “The Cider House Rules.”  Irving appeared in the Fiction & Fantasy pavilion at the 2005 National Book Festival.