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Authors Anna Noyes and Brian Booker return to Iowa


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 the stage tonight at 7 p.m. at Prairie Lights Bookstore. Noyes will read from her collection Goodnight, Beautiful Women (Grove 2016) and Booker will share from his collection Are You Here for What I’m Here For? (Bellevue Literary Press 2016). A Q & A will follow the reading.

Photo by Tim Taranto
Photo by Tim Taranto

“It feels surreal and wonderful to be back in Iowa City, to return to Prairie Lights (a sacred space), and to be standing with the brilliant Brian Booker behind the podium,” said Noyes. “I had to make the trip back to Iowa, which feels like a second home, if only to say thank you to this place that helped form me, that has given me so much.”

Anna Noyes’ work has been featured in Vice, A Public Space and Guernica. Like Stephen King and General Joshua Chamberlain, Noyes is a Mainer.

Brian Booker’s fiction has appeared in Vice, Conjunctions, One Story and Tin House. He teaches creative writing at the University of Chicago. His interests include classical music and diseases.


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