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Notes from the Inside: Being Fathers Now

Notes from the Inside features writing by inmates serving time in Iowa prisons. Little Village editors have made only minor adjustments for style and length. By Tom S. If asked the question, “What is one of, if not THE most important responsibility we have in life?,” most everyone would mention “parenting,” or, for the men […]

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The Early Tears with Vic Pasternak: Lesson 8 –Asleep at the wheel

Captain Jerry called me into the office and asked, “How well do you know Wellman?” I’d been there a few times dropping Rx at the old folk’s home, but I didn’t know it know it. “I know it well enough,” I said, because Wellman is out of town. “Is it picking up there?” “It’s picking […]

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Dog sledder and UI Nonfiction alum Blair Braverman to read at Prairie Lights

Blair Braverman Reading and Q&A Prairie Lights Bookstore — Thursday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. Blair Braverman, a graduate of the University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program, will be returning to Iowa City to read from her debut memoir, Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube: Chasing Fear and Finding Home in the Great White North […]

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Notes from the Inside: Namaste

Notes from the Inside features writing by inmates serving time in Iowa prisons. Little Village editors have made only minor adjustments for style. By José R. Namaste: a Hindu greeting which loosely translates into, “The good that is in the deepest part of me, greets the good that is in the deepest part of you.” […]

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