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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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