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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 Marquart, Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Iowa State University, will talk about her latest book, The Night We Landed on the Moon: Essays Between Exile & Belonging, as well as her poetry.

Shreya Khullar is an editor for Polyphony Lit, an international student-run magazine, and her writing is published, or is forthcoming in The Rising Phoenix Press, Polyphony Lit, Hypernova Lit and more.

Books and Writing International Writing Program