Writing

Thursday, June 30, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

In a special event sponsored by Between the Lines, a part of the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program, Dora Malech, Karim Alrawi and Alisa Ganieva... Read more

Sunday, July 10, 2016 - 2:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Theodore Wheeler, Tyrone Jaeger and Dave Madden will read from their new books, Bad Faith, So Many True Believers, and If You Need Me I’ll Be Over There. The reading is a collaboration between... Read more

Monday, July 11, 2016 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

In a special event sponsored by The Iowa Young Writers’ Studio, Vu Tran will read from his highly acclaimed novel, Dragonfish.

“Is this an immigrant saga disguised as a crime novel, or a... Read more

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Poets Rachel Moritz and John Koethe will read from their work.

Rachel Moritz will read from Borrowed Wave. This debut collection explores the terrain of memory and desire as it’s mapped... Read more

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Hannah Pittard will read from Listen to Me, a modern gothic novel about a marriage and road trip gone hauntingly awry.

Mark and Maggie's annual drive east to visit family has gotten off to... Read more

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Sandra Scofield will read from Mysteries of Love and Grief: Reflections on a Plainswoman’s Life. Mysteries of Love and Grief is the story of Scofield’s grandmother, who, widowed at thirty and left... Read more

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Master storyteller and author of the classic Montana 1948, Larry Watson, will read from his new novel, As Good as Gone.  

In this stirring new novel, protagonist Calvin Sidey is a cowboy of... Read more

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Authors Mary Hickman and Ameena Hussein will read from their work in this special reading sponsored by the University of Iowa’s Between the Lines program.

Mary Hickman is a graduate of the... Read more

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Kodi Scheer will read from her crossover Y/A novel, Midair.  

“In this gripping novel of both suspense and regret, revenge and sorrow, the dark hearts of teenage girls search for weakness... Read more

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Author, activist, and conservationist Terry Tempest Williams will read from The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America's National Parks. From the Grand Tetons in Wyoming to Acadia in Maine... Read more

Friday, July 29, 2016 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

James Magruder will read from his third book, Love Slaves of Helen Hadley Hall.  

"In Love Slaves of Helen Hadley Hall, James Magruder combines the sexual trysting and guilty pleasures of a... Read more

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