Writing

Friday, February 19, 2016 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Iowa Writers’ Workshop graduate Matthew Griffin will read from his new novel, Hide.Of the many remarkable literary novels being published this spring by gay writers, Hide explores the issues of... Read more

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 3:30pm
Dey House

The Aeolus Quartet will perform at 3:30 p.m. in the Glenn Schaeffer Library and Archives, in an event sponsored by the Iowa Writers' Workshop and the... Read more

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 8:15pm
Main Library

Edwidge Danticat will read from her work in an event sponsored by the Iowa Writers' Workshop. 

A powerful and widely-celebrated voice in contemporary fiction, Edwidge Danticat has written... Read more

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Iowa Writers’ Workshop graduate Amy Parker will read from her new book of linked short stories, Beasts & Children, and talk about her work with fellow Workshop graduate and classmate Marcus... Read more

Monday, February 29, 2016 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore

Writers’ Workshop faculty member Ethan Canin will read from and talk about his new novel, A Doubter’s Almanac, in this special in-conversation event with his former Workshop student, novelist... Read more

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 8:00pm
Dey House

Poet Dean Young will read from his work at 8pm, in the Frank Conroy Reading Room at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa... Read more

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 8:00pm
Van Allen Hall

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Iowa Writers' Workshop alumnus Michael Cunningham will read from his new book, A Wild Swan and Other Tales. He will visit as the 2015–2016 Jonathan Goldsmith... Read more

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 8:00pm
Dey House

Poet and scholar Fred Moten will read from his work in the Frank Conroy Reading Room at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, at 8 p.m.

Fred Moten's poetry collections include The Little Edges (... Read more

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 8:00pm
Dey House

Angela  Flournoy will read from her award-winning debut, The Turner House, in the Frank Conroy Reading Room at the Iowa Writers' Workshop at 8 p.m.

Angela Flournoy's novel, The Turner House... Read more

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 7:00pm
Van Allen Hall

The Magid Center is please to announce that powerhouse novelist, short story writer, essayist, and translator Lydia Davis will be our Writer-in-Residence for the 2015-2016 year.

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Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 7:00pm
Van Allen Hall

Award-winning writer and translator Lydia Davis will read from her work. She is visiting as the 2016 Visiting Writer-in-Residence at... Read more

Friday, April 15, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Dey House

The Magid Center is please to announce that powerhouse novelist, short story writer, essayist, and translator Lydia Davis will be our Writer-in-Residence for the 2015-2016 year.

Please join... Read more

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