Writing

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 2:00pm
Hillel House
Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 3:00pm
University of Iowa Museum of Natural History

Claudia McGehee is a Pacific Northwest native and Midwest transplant. An award-winning author and illustrator of three natural history picture books, she became captivated by Rockwell Kent and his... Read more

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Alex Lemon will read from his poetry collection from Milkweed Editions, The Wish Book. Lemon is the author of three previous books of poetry and the memoir Happy. His writing has appeared in... Read more

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Writers’ Workshop graduate Joanna Klink will read from her new book of poetry, Excerpts from a Secret Prophecy, at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in a free reading at Prairie Lights Books in downtown... Read more

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program graduate Amy Butcher will read from her new memoir, Visiting Hours, which is about Butcher’s continued friendship with a college classmate who killed his girlfriend... Read more

Monday, May 4, 2015 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Writers’ Workshop graduates Benjamin Percy and Nickolas Butler will read from their new fiction.

Percy will read from The Dead Lands.  “Benjamin Percy’s The Dead Lands is a case of... Read more

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

In a special event sponsored by the Nonfiction Writing Program, Vivian Gornick will read from her new memoir, The Odd Woman and the City.  

The Odd Woman and the City explores the rhythms,... Read more

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Writers’ Workshop poets Cassidy McFadzean, Chad Campbell, and C. Dylan Bassett will read from their work.

McFadzean will read from her new book of poetry, Hacker Packer. McFadzean is the... Read more

Friday, May 8, 2015 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Prairie Lights and the Frank N. Magid Center for Undergraduate Writing are pleased to present a reading to celebrate the launch of INK LIT MAG No. 8.

Created by and for students, INK LIT... Read more

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Sarah Kanouse and Nicholas Brown will talk about their new book, Re-Collecting Black Hawk: Landscape, Memory, and Power in the American Midwest.

"Through an original and highly provocative... Read more

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