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Books and Writing

2021 International Writing Program (IWP) Panel: Images of America

Join International Writing Program (IWP) writers-in-residence and members of the public in person or online for the closing chapter of our weekly community conversation panel series: an...

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2021 International Writing Program (IWP) Panel: Rituals and Traditions 2.0?

Join International Writing Program (IWP) writers-in-residence and members of the public in person or online for a panel discussion of “Rituals and Traditions 2.0?”

Fall is the season of...

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2021 International Writing Program (IWP) Panel: Imagination <> Computation

Join International Writing Program (IWP) writers-in-residence and members of the public in person or online for a panel discussion of “Imagination <> Computation:"

Writers...

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Hector Abad Faciolince | Author Visit | Iowa City Public Library

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...

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2021 International Writing Program (IWP) Panel: Reality Hunger | Iowa City Book Festival 2021

Join International Writing Program (IWP) writers-in-residence and members of the public in person or online (livestreamed at bit.ly/fallresicpl) for an Iowa City Book Festival (Oct. 18-25:...

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Debra Marquart & Shreya Khullar | Iowa City Book Festival 2021

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...

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Chuy Renteria | Iowa City Book Festival 2021

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,...

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Kristy Nabhan-Warren | Iowa City Book Festival 2021

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...

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Gregory Galloway | Iowa City Book Festival 2021

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...

Books and Writing Iowa City Book Festival

Habib Tengour & Pierre Joris | Iowa City Book Festival 2021

The Book Festival partners with the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program for an event with poets and translators Habib Tengour and Pierre Joris.

Fall 2021 IWP participant...

Books and Writing Iowa City Book Festival