Books and Writing

Dr. Angela Williamson | Iowa City Book Festival 2019

Dr. Angela Williamson, an award-winning independent filmmaker, speaker, and adjunct instructor in the Communication Studies Department at Concordia University Irvine, will speak about her book,...

Books and Writing Iowa City Book Festival

International Authors Event: Speaking Freely? | Iowa City Book Festival 2019

By definition, being a writer depends on having speech be free. Yet freedom of speech is understood and valued very differently across historical moments, cultures, and contexts; the concept of “...

Books and Writing International Writing Program, Iowa City Book Festival

An Evening with Author John Sandford | Iowa City Book Festival 2019

New York Times bestselling author John Sandford visits the Iowa City Book Festival to discuss his new book, Bloody Genius. John Sandford is the pseudonym for the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist...

Books and Writing Iowa City Book Festival

International Authors: On the Body

A person’s body affects the way they navigate the world, and their experiences in it. How much power does a body (pertaining for instance to race, gender, sexuality, physical ability) have over (...

Books and Writing International Writing Program

Reading Aloud: American Journal

Reading Aloud, the Senior Center-based poetry reading group, will present selections from Tracy K. Smith's collection "American Journal."

This program is part of the 2019...

Books and Writing Reading Aloud

International Authors: "Writing and..."

For those who have a job in some industry other than writing full-time, how does one balance the two professions? Are they connected, and if so, how does writing contribute to your “day job,” or...

Books and Writing International Writing Program

Willard L "Sandy" Boyd reads from his new memoir "A Life on the Middle West's Never-Ending Frontier"

University of Iowa legend Willard L. "Sandy" Boyd will read from and discuss his new book, "A Life on the Middle West's Never-Ending Frontier", from University of Iowa...

Books and Writing

Poetry month event: Reading Aloud - A Sampler of 19th Century Poetry

Recorded by April 3, 2019

Join us for "A Sampler of 19th Century Poetry," a Poetry Month program by the Reading Aloud Group from the Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center. Today...

Books and Writing Reading Aloud

Make Trouble: Cecile Richards in Conversation with Monique Galpin

Recorded by March 26, 2019

Cecile Richards, former president of Planned Parenthood, and Monique Galpin, Iowa City health care advocate and and President of the UI African American Council...

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Visiting Author 2018 Bryan Collier

Recorded by Nov. 7 2018

 

This year's visiting author to Iowa City Community School District is Bryan Collier, an American writer and illustrator known best for illustrating children...

Books and Writing Visiting Authors