Archive for October, 2014

City of Literature, Press-Citizen partner on holiday story contest

The City of Literature is partnering with the Iowa City Press-Citizen and the Iowa City Downtown District to find a story to publish in the paper’s Dec. 25 issue. This continues a tradition that began three years ago, when the paper began publishing an original short piece of fiction on that morning. This year, the […]

Happy 10th anniversary Edinburgh City of Literature

UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network got its start 10 years ago this month when Edinburgh, Scotland, was named the first member as a City of Literature. Since that time, the network has grown to 41 cities (with more on the way), and the Cities of Literature now number seven. Congratulations to Edinburgh on a decade of […]

Stream receives Engle essay contest prize during Book Festival

Palen Stream, top winner in the 2014 Glory of the Senses: Paul Engle Essay Contest from the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature, received her prize of one year of free tuition to the University of Iowa during and event at this year’s Iowa City Book Festival. Stream, now a junior at Bedford Community High […]