Iowa City Book Festival Sept. 28 – Oct. 13

The 14th annual Iowa City Book Festival, Sept. 28-Oct. 13, will blend original programming and partnerships with co-presenters to celebrate the written word and share ideas. Several events focus on authors with ties to the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, while others highlight issues related to race and equity.

Highlights of the festival include appearances by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Anthony Doerr, Paul Engle Prize winner Rebecca Solnit, National Book Award finalist Jerald Walker, University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop director Lan Samantha Chang and more. View the entire lineup and schedule at