The International Writing Program (IWP) invites you to to a reading at 4 p.m. at Prairie Lights Bookstore in downtown Iowa City. IWP resident writers Auguste Corteau (Greece) and Ali Cobby Eckermann (Australia) will be joined by Nonfiction Writing Program MFA candidate Keanan Faruq.
Auguste Corteau is the author of fourteen novels, among them Shameless Suicides (2005), The Obliteration of Nikos (2008), Sixteen (2010), and The Book of Katherine (2013), and the short story collection The Man Who Ate Too Much (2012). He also won the 2004 Greek National Book Award for Children’s Literature and the IBBY Prize for Best Children’s Novel.
Ali Cobby Eckermann is the author of six books, including the poetry collections Little Bit Long Time (2009), Kami (2010), Love Dreaming and Other Poems (2011), and Ruby Moonlight (2011), the verse novel His Father’s Eyes (2011) and a poetic memoir, Too Afraid to Cry (2013). Her awards include the Australia Poetry Centre’s 2008 New Poets Award and the 2013 Book of the Year for Ruby Moonlight. She co-edited Southerly Journal’s 2012 Aboriginal issue titled A Handful of Sand.
Admission: The event is free and open to the public.
Accommodations: Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you need an accommodation in order to participate in this program, contact Prairie Lights Bookstore at 319-337-2681 or write to email@example.com.