Archive for December, 2014

Submit to Hot Tin Roof

Hot Tin Roof is a program to showcase current literary work produced in Iowa City. Each month, a selected piece under 1,000 words is published in Little Village, and the author receives a $100 honorarium. The series takes its name from a famous play and movie by former Iowa City resident Tennessee Williams, who graduated […]

Poetry in Public 2015

Now in its 11th year, Iowa City’s Poetry in Public project is accepting poetry submissions from writers of all ages. Published and unpublished poets in Johnson County are invited to submit their poems for consideration. Submissions are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. Poetry in Public celebrates Iowa City’s rich literary tradition […]

Prague, Heidelberg, Granada and Dunedin named Cities of Literature

The UNESCO Creative Cities Network has grown to 69 cities with the addition of 28 new cities across the seven thematic areas. Of those 28, four are new Cities of Literature: Prague, Czech Republic Heidelberg, Germany Granada, Spain Dunedin, New Zealand They join existing Cities of Literature Edinburgh, Scotland; Melbourne, Australia; Iowa City; Dublin, Ireland; […]