Archive for July, 2015

Gray Hawks writing group donates book proceeds to City of Literature

Greyhawks donation 7-20-15

Members of the Gray Hawk Memoir Writing Group have donated proceeds from their first book, Yesterdays, to the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature organization. The book gathers writing selections from members past and present, 24 in all. It is available at Prairie Lights Books and Amazon.com.  “Everyone in Iowa City has a story to [...]

Winners named in Paul Engle student essay contest

The Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature organization has completed judging for this year’s Paul Engle Day: Glory of the Senses Essay Contest, and will award scholarships to 10 high school sophomores from across Iowa. The winning essay was “Beneath a Green Sky,” by Natalie Holmes, a student at Iowa City High School. In recognition [...]