A Q&A session with singer/songwriter, Eric Paslay. He will be speaking about a variety of aspects in the music business/ industry. His tour manager, Steve Bryan, will also be joining him and... Read more
Head down to Shambaugh House for a reading by IWP residents Cynthia Edul (Argentina) and Boaz Gaon (Israel)! Cynthia’s plays Miami, Bonsai Family, The Tour, and A dónde van los corazones rotos... Read more
Join IWP residents Yeow Kai Chai (Singapore) and Franca Treur (Netherlands), along with current Iowa Writers’ Workshop MFA candidate James Yu, for a reading of their work! Yeow is the author of... Read more
Artist, writer, and curator Matt Freedman will read from his memoir, Relatively Indolent But Relentless: A Cancer Treatment Journal. Freedman underwent radiation and chemotherapy at Massachusetts... Read more
Seattle literary and culinary darling Kate Lebo will talk about her new cookbook, Pie School: Lessons in Fruit, Flour and Butter. Learn the tricks to making enviable baked goods and gluten-free... Read more
Writers’ Workshop graduates Lauren Haldeman and Bridgette Bates will read from their new books of poetry published by Rescue Press.
Haldeman will work from her inventive debut, Calenday.... Read more
Local author Joseph Dobrian will read from his new novel, Ambitions.
Ambitions is family drama, set in the fictional town of State City, Iowa. State City is Iowa City with a twist: Instead... Read more
The Human Body Series is a monthly reading series that features poets from Iowa City and across the United States. Human Body is designed to provide a forum where all who enjoy contemporary poetry... Read more
Kristin Russo and Dannielle Owens-Reid will read from and talk about This is a Book for Parents of Gay Kids, a question-and-answer-style book for parents hoping to understand and communicate with... Read more
John D’Agata will present a reading from the new anthology We Might As Well Call It the Lyric Essay by some of its editors, Gemma de Choisy, Larry Ypil, Helen Rubinstein, and Josh Wheeler.... Read more
Pushcart prize-winning poet and translator Gillian Conoley will read from her new book of poetry, Peace, from Omnidawn Press, and recent translation of Belgian-born writer Henri Michaux’s work,... Read more
Iowa Writers' Workshop Director and Professor of Fiction Lan Samantha Chang will read from her work with Visiting Professor of Poetry Elizabeth Willis.
Kids from Iowa Youth Writing Project will read their stories along with volunteers who will provide reflections on their work with the IYWP. Afterward, a reception honoring IYWP volunteers will... Read more
Girls 8-18 are invited to participate in a songwriting workshop presented by Girls Rock! and the IYWP. Come strum a guitar, bang on drums, and write some killer lyrics that you’ll perform... Read more