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Downtown Iowa City Arts Showcase: Darius Stewart, the Englert’s 2020 Nonfiction Writing Fellow, discusses Iowa City, poetry and HGTV with Elly Hofmaier



As part of Little Village’s ongoing Downtown Iowa City Arts Showcase, we highlight poet Darius Stewart and his work as the Englert Theatre’s Nonfiction Writing Fellow for 2020. Stewart is the second recipient of the fellowship, which was designed to give writers a space to create and a new way to connect with the community. But COVID-19 has changed the program, just as it has changed everything else this year.

Elly Hofmaier, marketing engagement coordinator at the Englert Theatre, sat down with Stewart to discuss his time in Iowa City, his writing and the complicated question of what artists should and can expose about themselves in their work.

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Presented by the Iowa City Downtown District and Little Village


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