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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 Frankie Schneckloth | Apr 19, 2017

LA-based writer Stephanie Danler's recently-released 'Sweetbitter' spins the tale of a young twenty-something looking to find her way in the world after graduation. The story is told through the lens...

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 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...

Flowers
Posted by Tim Taranto | Jun 14, 2016

Anna Noyes and Brian Booker Prairie Lights Bookstore -- Saturday, June 14 at 7 p.m. Iowa Writers' Workshop graduates and rookie authors Anna Noyes and Brian Booker will be sharing...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | May 19, 2016

Anaïs Duplan and Louis Chude-Sokei Prairie Lights Bookstore -- Thursday, May 19 at 7 p.m. Anaïs Duplan's 'Take This Stallion' came out this month. The Center for Afrofuturist Studies (CAS)...

Joe Hill
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | May 18, 2016

Joe Hill Coralville Public Library -- Sunday, May 22 at 5 p.m. Joe Hill will read and sign at the Coralville Library on May 22 -- photo via joehillfiction.com Since...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Sep 30, 2015

An open reception at the Café at Prairie Lights will immediately follow the reading. -- photo by Liz Wilson Live From Prairie Lights: Rebecca Wolff, Emily Hunt & Christian Schlegel...

Posted by James C. Yu | Sep 14, 2015

Mandanipour lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts -- image via the International Writing Program Shahriar Mandanipour Prairie Lights Bookstore -- Monday, Sep. 14 at 7 p.m. Iranian novelist-in-exile Shahriar Mandanipour published Censoring...

The BreakBeat Poets
Posted by Gemma de Choisy | Jul 30, 2015

First, two points of fact: 1. Very little poetry is Hip-Hop, but all Hip-Hop is poetry. 2. “Hip-Hop is the Hip-Hop is the largest youth culture in the history of...