Writing

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Iowa Writers’ Workshop graduates Michelle Falkoff and Paula Morris will read from their work. Michelle Falkoff will read from her Young Adult Novel, Playlist for the Dead. Part mystery, part love... Read more

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Spoken word artist Dasha Kelly will read from her new novel, Almost Crimson. With the poetic dexterity of Nikki Giovanni and an unforgettable cast of compassionate characters, Dasha Kelly examines... Read more

Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 2:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Nationally syndicated agricultural columnist Alan Guebert and his daughter, Mary Grace Foxwell, will read from their new book, The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey. The book is a collection of... Read more

Monday, July 13, 2015 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Doug Goetsch will read from his new collection of poetry, Nameless Boy, published by Orchises Press.

“These beautifully crafted poems are awake, alive, and full of compassion. —Tony... Read more

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Tim Bascom returns to Prairie Lights to read from his new memoir, Running to the Fire: An American Missionary Comes of Age in Revolutionary Ethiopa.

In the streets of Addis Ababa in 1977,... Read more

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Iowa Writers’ Workshop graduates Marc Rahe and Daniel Khalastchi will read from their work.

Marc Rahe will read from his second collection, On Hours, from Rescue Press. In this stunning... Read more

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Writers’ Workshop graduate Naomi Jackson will read from her debut novel, The Star Side of Bird Hill. This lyrical novel of community, betrayal, and love centres on an unforgettable matriarchal... Read more

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

In a special program sponsored by The University of Iowa’s International Writing Program, Naznee Nagil, Mark Hickman and Armen of Armenia will read from their work.

Poet and translator... Read more

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Suzanne Scanlon will read from her new book, Her 37th Year, An Index.  Structured as an index, the work is a collage of excerpted conversations, letters, quotations, moments, and dreams. An... Read more

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