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Five questions with: Bestselling crime author Karin Slaughter

To promote her new book, Girl, Forgotten, the aptly named Karin Slaughter will be visiting Des Moines on Wednesday, Aug. 24 as a part of the Des Moines Public Library’s Authors Visiting in Des Moines series (AViD). The Georgia native […]

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Clive Library joins the list of fine-free public libraries in Iowa

If you’re an avid library-goer, you may have noticed a change in the way your favorite library is collecting (or not collecting) late fees recently. Following a resolution passed by the American Library Association on Jan. 27, 2019, public libraries […]

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University of Iowa International Writing Program Bridges the Cultural Divide.

How does literature bring us together? Does some quality contained within allow us to communicate beyond linguistic, cultural and personal barriers – barriers many of us find insurmountable? Can the stories of cultures distinct from our own tell us more […]

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Life of Discovery exchange program to bring four top Chinese authors Iowa City

Four Chinese writers are visiting Iowa City in the this week as part of the UI’s International Writing Program’s (IWP) Life of Discovery exchange program. The visit is timely in light of the recent announcement that Mo Yan, Chinese novelist […]

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Marilynne Robinson interview – Reading 10/24 at Englert Theatre

I sat down on behalf of Little Village to catch up with Marilynne Robinson in her office at the Iowa’s Writers’ Workshop, in advance of her upcoming talk at the Englert Theater on Wednesday, Oct. 24. The acclaimed novelist, essayist and […]

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