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One Book Two Book: February 22-24, 2019

One Book Two Book is an annual celebration of children’s literature in the City of Literature. This year’s special guest is award winning author and illustrator, Claudia McGehee! Claudia McGehee is an American children’s picture book author and illustrator. Her mission is to create art and writings that inspire and connect people, especially children, with their natural world. […]

One Community, One Book 2018

Kathrina Litchfield of the UI Center for Human Rights is pleased to announce that this fall she will be offering her annual 1-credit-hour course on UICHR’s One Community, One Book on-site at IMCC Oakdale. Half of the students will be UI LABB students, and half of them coming in from the UI campus. The class will be […]

Children’s Author Jacqueline Briggs Martin and Author/Illustrator Claudia McGehee Win the John Burroughs Riverby Award

New York, NY – Children’s book writer Jacqueline Briggs Martin and author/illustrator Claudia McGehee have been honored by the John Burroughs Association with the Riverby Award. The award is given to exceptional natural history books for young readers. Briggs Martin and McGehee wrote and illustrated Creekfinding, A True Story (published by the University of Minnesota, […]

Entries for Poetry in Public 2018 now being accepted

It’s time once again for local writers to submit poems for consideration in the 16th annual Poetry in Public Program, sponsored by the Iowa City Public Art Program. Writers of all ages, levels of writing ability and experience, are encouraged to submit entries to the contest.  A panel of local judges will review entries and then […]

MusicIC Festival to celebrate ‘transcendence’ June 21-24

The MusicIC festival returns for a seventh season from June 21-24, 2017. In an effort to provide a moment of respite during these challenging times, when our stability and peace are threatened on a seemingly daily basis, MusicIC presents four programs that explore the cyclical quality of life through works that embody the qualities of […]