Writing

Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
Prairie Lights Books

Mindy Mejia will read from her razor-sharp literary thriller, Everything You Want Me to Be.

Full of twists and turns, Everything You Want Me to Be reconstructs a year in the life of Hattie... Read more

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Books

Author/Musician John Darnielle will read from his new book, Universal Harvester. Set in the 1990’s in a small town Iowa, this masterful and unsettling novel tells the story of a video store clerk... Read more

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Books

U of I associate professors Lena and Michael Hill will talk about their book, Invisible Hawkeyes: African Americans at the University of Iowa During the Long Civil Rights Era.

Between the... Read more

Thursday, March 2, 2017 -
3:30am to 5:00am
Becker Communication Studies Building

Sarah Bond, University of Iowa classics professor and Forbes blogger, and Rebecca Schuman, recovered German PhD and contributor to Slate and Chronicle of Higher Education, will discuss writing for... Read more

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 8:00pm
Dey House

Poet Terrance Hayes will read from his work at the Frank Conroy Reading Room on Friday, March 3, at 8pm, in an event sponsored by the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

Terrance Hayes is a 2014 ... Read more

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 8:00pm

Fiction writer and Iowa Writers' Workshop alumnus Adam Haslett will read from his work on Thursday, April 6, at 8pm, in the Frank Conroy Reading Room.

Adam Haslett is the author of three... Read more

Friday, April 7, 2017 -
8:30am to 5:00pm
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English-Philosophy Building

Craft Critique Culture is an interdisciplinary graduate conference focusing on the intersections of critical and creative approaches to writing both within and beyond the academy. This year’s... Read more

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 8:00pm
Dey House

Poet and essayist Brian Blanchfield and fiction writer Kevin Brockmeier, will read from their work on Wednesday, April 12, at 8pm, in the Frank Conroy Reading Room at the Iowa Writers' Workshop... Read more

Friday, May 12, 2017 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Books

Please join us in celebrating the achievements of graduating Certificate in Writing students. Select students will read from their Capstone projects from 5-6pm, then join us for a reception in the... Read more

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