Writing

Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

This weekly reading series features IWP residents and students from various UI graduate writing programs.  Scheduled to read this Sunday are Andra Rotaru (Romania) and Ahmed Shafie (Egypt), along... Read more

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Adler Journalism and Mass Communication Building

In this weekly film series, IWP writers present a movie of their choice from their home countries. 

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Writers' Workshop alumnus Chris Leslie–Hynan will read from his debut novel, ... Read more

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Writers’ Workshop graduate Chris Leslie-Hynan will read from his provocative debut novel, Ride Around Shining, which tells the story of a young white chauffeur and his wealthy black employer, an... Read more

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Shambaugh House

Natasha Tiniacos (Venezuela) and Enrique Serrano (Colombia) will read from their works. Refreshments will be served.

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

In a special event co-sponsored by the International Writing Program, poet and translator Kazim Ali will read from his most recent books of poetry, Sky Ward, and his translation of Sohrab Sepehri’... Read more

Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

This weekly reading series features IWP residents and students from various UI graduate writing programs. Scheduled to read this Sunday are Laurynas Katkus (Lithuania) and Omar Pérez (Cuba), along... Read more

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

John Scalzi will read from his blazingly inventive near-future thriller Lock In.

Scalzi is one of the most popular and acclaimed science fiction authors to emerge in the last decade. His... Read more

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

In a special event sponsored by the Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program, Hope Edelman will read from and talk about her nonfiction writing. Edelman (MA 1992) is a 2014 College of Liberal Arts &... Read more

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

New York Times bestselling author and Iowa City native Chelsea Cain will read from her new thriller, One Kick, which tells the heart-pounding story of a 21-year-old child abduction survivor... Read more

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Iowa City Public Library

NOTE THE LOCATION! Melissa Gilbert, author and actor of  the beloved TV show Little House on the Prairie, will visit the Iowa City Public Library to talk about her new book.   

In My... Read more

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

University of Iowa professor Connie Mutel  and University of Wyoming professor Robert Ettema will talk about their book, Hans Albert Einstein: His Life as a Pioneering Engineer. In this new... Read more

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Graywolf Poets Matthea Harvey, Katie Ford and Jim Moore will read from their most recent books.

Matthea Harvey will read from her newly released book, If the Tabloids Are True What Are You... Read more

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

North Liberty author Heather Weber will read from here memoir Dear Boy.  

In this lyric memoir of loss, the narrator's relationship with a beloved brother disintegrates against the backdrop... Read more

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Sarah Gorham—poet, essayist, and president and editor-in-chief at Sarabande Books—will read from her new book of essays, Study in Perfect.

Recently published by University of Georgia Press... Read more

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