Archive for March, 2016

Paul Engle high school student essay contest now open

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The City of Literature’s annual Glory of the Senses: Paul Engle Day high school student essay contest is now open for submissions. Continuing Paul Engle’s tradition of inspiring writers and celebrating the rich culture of Iowa, the City of Literature organization annually solicits essays from Iowa high school sophomore about an “Iowa experience,” drawing on a [...]

City of Literature hosts ‘Iowa Nice Guy’ at events

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The Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature has announced two events that celebrate Iowa storytelling and humor, both featuring “Iowa Nice Guy” Scott Siepker. The first event, “Made in Iowa,” features Siepker, who will tell the humorous tale of why he has chosen to stay and create in Iowa. Siepker is best known as the [...]