Writers discuss how conflict shapes the content of their work, and the challenges of navigating divisions in society. The event, which will be held in ICPL's Meeting Room A, is free and open to... Read more
Join us for a reading from fall residents Yu-Mei Balasingamchow and Chung Wenyin. Refreshments will be served.
Chung Wenyin is the author of story collections [Two People in One Day, The... Read more
Join us for a reading from residents Mookie Katigbak-Lacuesta and Marie Silkeberg, plus current MFA candidate in literary translation Patty Nash.
Mookie Katigbak-Lacuesta is the author of... Read more
Social worker and author Ryan Berg will read from his non-fiction book on LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness. Kai McGee, of Iowa KidsNet and Four Oaks will speak about LGBTQ youth homelessness... Read more
Join earthwords: the undergraduate literary review for a night of fresh literary work & coffee! Reader sign-up at 7:30.
In a special event co-sponsored by the Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program, NWP graduate Aviya Kushner will read from The Grammar of God. So often, the Bible is tirelessly quoted to validate an... Read more
Steve Bratkovich and Iowa City baseball legend Bob Oldis will present Bratkovich’s new book, Bob Oldis: A Life in Baseball. Bob Oldis has been involved in professional baseball since 1949. He... Read more
In this special event sponsored by the IWP, Shahriar Mandanipour will read from his novel Censoring an Iranian Love Story. Mandanipour evokes a pair of young lovers who find each other despite... Read more
In a special event sponsored by the Ida Beam Foundation, Tanya Luhrmann will talk about her book, When God Talks Back. A New York Times Notable Book, When God Talks Back is a bold approach to... Read more
Paul will be discussing Just Mercy by Bryan Stephenson.
Presented by the Department of Theatre Arts and the International Writing Program.
Global Express is a collaboration between the University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts and the... Read more
Poet and translator Cole Swensen will read from her work at 8pm in the Frank Conroy Reading Room at the Writers' Workshop.
Cole Swensen is the author of more than ten collections of poetry... Read more
Leslie Yazel is a 1993 Journalism & Mass Communications and English graduate who worked at the Daily Iowan and Des Moines Register during her time at the UI. Since then she has worked at... Read more
Please join us for this special event for Iowa City author Sarah Prineas, who will read from and talk about her new book, Ash & Bramble. Prineas is best known for her Magic Thief series, and... Read more
Sunil Iyengar, Director of the Office of Research & Analysis at the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), will give a public talk on the Economics of a Creative Economy.
Iyengar and... Read more
Writers’ Workshop visiting faculty Rebecca Makkai will read from her new short story collection, Music for Wartime. Ranging from comedy to tragedy to the surreal, from the world of academia to... Read more
The bestselling author of The Art of Racing in the Rain will read from his long-awaited novel in which a boy trying to save his parents’ marriage uncovers a vast legacy of family secrets. A Sudden... Read more
Bestselling linguist and cognitive scientist Steven Pinker will talk about his latest book, A Sense of Style, at the Iowa City Public Library in a special event co-sponsored by the Iowa Nonfiction... Read more
New York Times bestselling author Jami Attenberg will talk about her historical novel, Saint Mazie. Book Riot says: Attenberg gives us the story of Mazie Phillips, the bawdy, brassy broad who... Read more
In a special event sponsored by the Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program, Wendy S. Walters will talk about her new book, Multiply/Divide: On the American Real and Surreal. Recently published by... Read more