Iowa City Book Festival

Upcoming events

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

The International Authors series provides an opportunity for the community to meet and converse with writers from around the world who are the 2020 Writers in Residence at the University of Iowa International Writing Program. The series is...

Adults

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

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