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Iowa City readings

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | May 24, 2017

Author and activist Taylor Brorby is a longtime voice for progressive environmentalism. Hailing originally from North Dakota, he brings a passionate love of the earth to his writing. Last year,...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Mar 29, 2017

Chris Martin, Daniel Poppick and Adrienne Raphel Prairie Lights -- Wednesday, March 29 at 7 p.m. Cover detail from Adrienne Raphel's 'What Was It For' Three Iowa Writers’ Workshop alumni...

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 Paul Osgerby | Mar 2, 2017

Poet Terrance Hayes, who will be reading on Friday, March 3 at the Dey House in Iowa City, situates himself in a unique juggle. People tend to place things in...

Posted by Kent Williams | Feb 21, 2017

John Darnielle Reading Prairie Lights -- Monday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. A palimpsest is a piece of parchment that has been written on, scrubbed clean and written on again....

Posted by Kelli Ebensberger | Jan 31, 2017

Junot Díaz 100 Phillips Hall — Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. Illustration by Cheryl Graham Dominican-born, New Jersey-raised author and activist Junot Díaz has had a career as successful...

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Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Oct 4, 2016

Iowa City Book Festival Downtown Iowa City -- October 4 - 9 www.iowacitybookfestival.org When a certified City of Literature decides to throw a book festival, it doesn’t fool around. The...

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'...