‘Unfamiliar eyes’ and the wonders of home

Since his days as an urban and regional planning professor at the University of Iowa, Iowa City mayor Jim Throgmorton has encouraged us to see our community through “unfamiliar eyes” in order to understand it better. I am fortunate that I do so every summer. For a good number of years, I have been privileged […]

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Dermont and Poirier to lead craft talk at FilmScene

Filmmaker Spotlight: The Art (And Business) of the Script FilmScene — Saturday, June 13 at 11 a.m. The Iowa Writers’ House — a new, nonprofit literary organization in Iowa City — kicks off its summer lecture and workshop series tomorrow with a special event presented in collaboration with FilmScene and the Iowa Summer Writing Festival. […]

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