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City of Literature: A Film About the History of Creative Writing in Iowa This film follows the story of creative writing in Iowa, from its frontier beginnings to the recognition of Iowa City as a UNESCO City of Literature. Faces of the City of Literature The Faces of the City of Literature series follows key figures […]

Poetry in Public 2020 Submissions Now Being Accepted

It’s time once again for local writers to submit poems for consideration in the 18th annual Poetry in Public Program, sponsored by the Iowa City Public Art Program. Writers of all ages and all levels of writing ability and experience are encouraged to submit entries to the contest. The program was initiated in 2002 to […]

From Text to Television

Now that school is out and we can shamelessly binge Netflix, Hulu and all your other favorite streaming platforms, checkout these films and series based on your favorite books.   NOS4A2      In AMC’s version of Joe Hill’s best-selling novel of the same name, a Victoria McQueen realizes she has supernatural abilities and discovers […]

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 […]