Archive for April, 2019

IWP Bookshelf: New Releases from IWP Alumni

For over 50 years now, the International Writing Program (IWP) has been bringing writers from all over the world to Iowa City. For some, it’s a first encounter with America, certainly with the Midwest; a good number of them already have a publishing career in the U.S., however. Check out a selection of 2017-8 titles […]

UNESCO launches Creative Cities Network call for applications

The UNESCO Creative Cities Network has launched its 2019 Call for Applications. Interested cities are invited to submit their application by 30 June 2019. For information about applying, or to access the required documents, visit https://en.unesco.org/creative-cities/content/call-applications Created in 2004, the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) fosters international cooperation within and across cities of the world that have invested in […]

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church Presents: A Conversation with Biographer Maxwell King

On April 27, author Maxwell King will share insights on Mister Rogers as part of St. Andrew’s weekend-long series, “A Friend Just Like You.” He will be joined by former Iowa City resident Saleem Ghubril, founder of the Pittsburgh Project. In “The Good Neighbor,” Maxwell King traces Fred Rogers’ personal, professional, and artistic life to […]