Archive for August, 2013

Book Festival authors and panel topics announced

The full slate of authors presenting on the Saturday of the Iowa City Book Festival has been announced. Nearly 40 authors will read and appear on panels during the course of the day at events to be held at a number of venues in downtown Iowa City. Presenting authors include a number of graduates of the […]

Lacks Family members to visit Iowa City for Book Festival event

The 2013 Iowa City Book Festival will begin Oct. 10 with a free community event built around the popular science book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Two members of the Lacks family will be in Iowa City that evening for a special presentation, “An Evening with the Lacks Family: The Story Behind The Immortal […]

‘Writing in the City of Literature’ tickets on sale now

Tickets for the Friday Iowa City Book Festival event, “Writing in the City of Literature,” at the Englert Theatre are now available. “Writing in the City of Literature” brings together writers affiliated with the UI Writers’ Workshop to discuss the writing life in Iowa City and how it has shaped their careers. The event will […]