Archive for the ‘Partnerships’ Category

Iowa City hosts UNESCO Cities of Literature conference

“It’s been an outstanding conference and an exceptional experience. It is incredible how unique our cities are and how much we can learn from each other.” – Justyna Jochym, Chair of the UNESCO Cities of Literature and Head of Development & International Cooperation, Krakow UNESCO City of Literature  36 delegates representing 23 countries came together for a four-day conference showcasing […]

Hot Tin Roof Accepting Submissions for Fall 2015

Iowa City Writers: City of Literature would like to remind you that submissions for Hot Tin Roof are open now through June 30, 2015 for publication in the fall. Be sure to take advantage of this opportunity. Hot Tin Roof is a program supported by the City of Literature in conjunction with the Englert Theater […]

Submit to Hot Tin Roof

Hot Tin Roof is a program to showcase current literary work produced in Iowa City. Each month, a selected piece under 1,000 words is published in Little Village, and the author receives a $100 honorarium. The series takes its name from a famous play and movie by former Iowa City resident Tennessee Williams, who graduated […]

Accessing and Exploring Our River

Iowa City is moving forward with a proposal to repair and enhance the riverfront near the Burlington Street Dam. These efforts will include flood mitigation, habitat restoration, and new recreation opportunities. Proposed modifications to the Burlington Street Dam will: Address public safety concerns Improve riverbank stability Improve fish habitat Incorporate the City’s designation as a […]

Jr. High Writing Jam set for May 11th

All 7th and 8th grade authors who love to write are invited to register for the Writing Jam Saturday, May 11 from 3:00 p.m.  Students will craft their work in a session at the Iowa City Public Library, meeting room A, from 3 – 5 p.m., before heading over to Fair Grounds Cafe at 5:30 […]