Latest Writing News

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.

Poets Bernheim, Dombrowski to read on April 29

Friday, April 19, 2013
Iowa Writers' Workshop alumna Erica Bernheim and Chris Dombrowski will read from their poetry at 7 p.m. Monday, April 29, 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.