Archive for January, 2016

Worldwide read in support of Ashraf Fayadh set for Jan. 14

Each year the International Literature Festival Berlin sponsors one or several Worldwide Readings when urgent challenges to justice and freedom arise. The 2016 reading will draw attention to the imprisonment and imminent threat of death penalty to the Saudi Arabia-based Palestinian poet and curator Ashraf Fayadh. On Jan. 14, 2016, the International Writing Program, UI Center for Human Rights, and […]

Poetry in Public accepting submissions for 2016

Now in its 14th 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 Published and unpublished poets in Johnson County are invited to submit their poems for consideration.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. 5, 2016. Rules for submission include: You must be a resident […]