Latest Writing News

Loren Glass to read from new book May 9

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Loren Glass, professor in the University of Iowa Department of English, will read from his new book, "Counterculture Colophon: Grove Press, the Evergreen Review, and the Incorporation of the Avant-Garde," at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9, in a free reading at Prairie Lights Books in downtown Iowa City.

Pulitzer winner Harding to read in Iowa City May 8

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Paul Harding, a graduate and former teacher at the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, will present a free reading at 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, in the Frank Conroy Reading Room of the Glenn Schaeffer Library, adjacent to the Dey House.

Geoffrey Nutter to read from his poetry May 7

Monday, April 29, 2013
Iowa Writers’ Workshop alumnus Geoffrey Nutter will read from his poetry at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, in a free reading at Prairie Lights Books in downtown Iowa City. The reading also will be streamed live on the University of Iowa Writing University website.

Evison to read from his work April 26

Friday, April 26, 2013
Jonathan Evison will read from "The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving" at 7 p.m. Friday, April 26, in a free reading at Prairie Lights Books in downtown Iowa City. The reading also will be streamed live on the University of Iowa Writing University website.

Douglas to read from memoir May 6

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Writers’ Workshop graduate Andy Douglas will read from his memoir, "The Curve of the World," the story of his seven-year odyssey in Asia as a yogic monk, at 7 p.m. Monday, May 6, in a free reading at Prairie Lights Books in downtown Iowa City. The reading also will be streamed live on the University of Iowa Writing University website.

Christine Sneed to read from new novel May 3

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Christine Sneed will read from her latest book, "Little Known Facts," at 7 p.m. Friday, May 3, in a free reading at Prairie Lights Books in downtown Iowa City. The reading also will be streamed live on the University of Iowa Writing University website.

Writers' Workshop alumni to read from poetry May 2

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Iowa Writers’ Workshop alumni Lauren Shapiro and Kevin González will read from their work at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 2, in a free reading at Prairie Lights Books in downtown Iowa City. The reading also will be streamed live on the University of Iowa Writing University website.

Spargo to read from new novel April 24

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
R. Clifton Spargo, currently an Arts Fellow and MFA candidate at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, will read from his new novel, "Beautiful Fools: The Last Affair of Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, in a free reading at Prairie Lights Books in downtown Iowa City. The reading also will be streamed live on the University of Iowa Writing University website.

Sims to read from forthcoming novel May 1

Monday, April 22, 2013
Bennett Sims, graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, will read from "A Questionable Shape" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, in a free reading at Prairie Lights Books in downtown Iowa City. The reading also will be streamed live on the University of Iowa Writing University website.

Krueger to read from mystery series April 30

Friday, April 19, 2013
William Kent Krueger will read from the New York Times best-seller "Trickster’s Point" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, in a free reading at Prairie Lights Books in downtown Iowa City. The reading also will be streamed live on the University of Iowa Writing University website.