Faces of the City of Literature

The Faces of the City of Literature series follows key figures in the literary community of Iowa City, giving readers a glimpse into the lives of the people who make the great literary culture here even better. This series is written by Alison and Nicholas McCarty.

Faces of the City of Literature: John Kenyon









Many Iowa Citians know John Kenyon for his role as the Director of the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature and his former positions as a journalist for The Daily Iowan, Corridor Business Journal, and The Gazette. His ardor for literature goes far beyond his professional life; Kenyon is also a crime fiction writer and the editor of Grift Magazine, which features crime fiction short stories, reviews, and interviews.