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Iowa City literature events

Posted by Larry Baker | Sep 25, 2017

Wine and Words: A Premiere Party for 'From A Distance' Luxe Interiors -- Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. Iowa City author Larry Baker's latest book, 'From a Distance,' is...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jul 10, 2017

Vermont senator and former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is coming to Iowa City. Prairie Lights is hosting his appearance at Hancher Auditorium on Thursday night, August 31. Tickets will...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Mar 3, 2017

Several years ago -- or, in storybook parlance, Once Upon a Time -- a long-lost creek in northeast Iowa came back to life. It did so with the help of...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jan 11, 2017

Writers Resist! Iowa City Englert Theatre -- Sunday, Jan. 15 at 2 p.m. Writers Resist! Cedar Rapids Dows Fine Arts Center -- Sunday, Jan. 15 at 2 p.m. The Martin...

Posted by Beth Hudson | Sep 6, 2016

Rae Meadows and Dean Bakopoulos Prairie Lights Bookstore -- Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. With deft and lyrical prose, Rae Meadows weaves a tale of love, hope and survival...

Posted by Tim Taranto | Aug 31, 2016

Reading: 'Iowa Review' Prairie Lights Bookstore -- Thursday, Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. Section of the cover of the latest issue -- courtesy of the 'Iowa Review' The fall 2016...

Posted by Tim Taranto | Aug 24, 2016

Blair Braverman Reading and Q&A Prairie Lights Bookstore -- Thursday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. Photo by Hanna Ålerud Blair Braverman, a graduate of the University of Iowa's Nonfiction Writing...

First Folio
Posted by James Trainor | Aug 16, 2016

Pages of William Shakespeare's First Folio at the Bodlean Library, Oxford -- photo by Ben Sutherland via Flickr Creative Commons Shakespeare: You’ve probably heard of him. You most likely had...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Aug 9, 2016

This Is Our Peace: Many Races, One Iowa Uptown Bill's -- Thursday, Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. Steve Marsden, who passed away last year, reads at the inaugural Iowa Writers'...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Jul 27, 2016

Harry Potter Countdown to Midnight Barnes and Noble Coralville -- Saturday, July 30 at 8 p.m. Harry Potter Midnight Release Prairie Lights Bookstore -- Sunday, July 31 at 12 a.m....