Archive for October, 2012

Co-founder of Little Free Libraries is coming to Iowa City

Todd Bol LFL

Little Free Libraries, the tiny repositories of books that have popped up in neighborhoods across the country, encouraging neighbors or passersby to take a book or leave a book, have come to the Iowa City area. Next week, Todd Bol, co-founder of the program, will visit Iowa City and participate in two events designed to [...]

Show your City of Literature pride!

City of Lit Shirts

The City of Literature and Raygun have partnered to create a series of T-shirts that give residents the chance to display their pride for living in the City of Literature. The City of Literature has created two T-shirts — one black, one white — that feature our logo. These are available for $12. Click here for [...]

Iowa Youth Writing Project offers weekend workshops

IYWP

The Iowa Youth Writing Project (IYWP) has three new Iowa City weekend workshops open for registration: Women’s Writes is a workshop for teens of all genders interested in writing creatively about gender identity what it means to be a woman today. Participants will attend three workshops on 10/28, 11/4 and 11/11, in order to generate [...]

Writing Tailgate scheduled for Oct. 20

Writing Tailgate

Most citizens here recognize that Iowa City has two passions: literature and football. So, in honor of both, a collective of writing programs will sponsor the first-ever “Writing Tailgate” on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 3-5 p.m. in Meeting Room A of the Iowa City Public Library. Oct. 20 has been designated by Congress as the [...]

Community Book Talk event set for Oct. 17

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The City of Literature will hold its second Community Book Talk event of the year this Wednesday, Oct. 17, in Coralville. The event, which features community and business leaders discussing favorite books, will be held from noon-1p.m. Oct. 17 at the Coralville Public Library. Presenters and their selections are: Rex Brandstatter, ReMax: Marybeth Slonneger – [...]