John D’Agata, M.F.A., essayist and creative writing professor at the University of Iowa, presents a free writing salon. The lunchtime salon will be held in Sturges Hall, 85 S. Sandusky St. D’Agata is the author of “Halls of Fame,” “About a Mountain,” and “The Lifespan of a Fact,” as well as the editor of the three-volume series “A New History of the Essay.” Learn more about him at www.johndagata.com. D’Agata’s visit is sponsored by the Department of English. Admission to the event is free. Learn more at www.owu.edu/english.