Author Visit

Upcoming events

Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 11:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Award-winning Iowa Writers' Workshop graduate Gregory Galloway will read from and discuss his third novel, Just Thieves, a classic noir that follows recovering addicts and accomplished house thieves Rick and Frank, whose latest job is easy…...

Adults Author Visit

Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Kristy Nabhan-Warren will discuss her latest book, Meatpacking America: How Migration, Work, and Faith Unite and Divide the Heartland. Kristy Nabhan-Warren, the V. O. and Elizabeth Kahl Figge Chair of Catholic Studies and a Professor in the...

Adults Author Visit

Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 2:30pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Chuy Renteria will discuss his debut book, We Heard It When We Were Young. In this book from University of Iowa Press, Renteria tells the story of a young boy, first-generation Mexican American, who is torn between cultures: between immigrant...

Adults Author Visit

Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 4:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz discusses her latest book, Not A Nation Of Immigrants. Dunbar-Ortiz has been active in the international Indigenous movement for more than four decades and is known for her lifelong commitment to national and international...

Adults Author Visit

Sunday, October 24, 2021 - 1:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Debra Marquart, the Iowa Poet Laureate, will be joined by Iowa City West High student Shreya Khullar, Iowa’s first Student Poet Ambassador, to read from and discuss their work. Debra Marquart, Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts & Sciences...

Adults Author Visit
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Monday, November 1, 2021 - 7:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Hector Abad Faciolince is a Colombian novelist, journalist and public intellectual who will be visiting UI as an Ida Beam Fellow. At this event he will read from his work in Spanish and an MFA student will read from a translation of his work in...

Adults Author Visit Guest Speaker

Saturday, November 6, 2021 - 10:30am

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

As part of the Mic Check Poetry Fest, acclaimed spoken word poet and University of Nevada Professor Dr. Javon Johnson leads a generative poetry writing workshop open to all interested high school writers. This event is in-person and via Zoom....

Teens Author Visit Classes & Workshops Guest Speaker

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

Be ready to laugh aloud and explore diverse experiences with Sloane Crosley during this kickoff program of the Local Libraries LIT second season.  Crosley's bestselling essay collection, I Was Told There'd Be Cake, was described by David Sedaris as...

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