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Aug 29, 2019

Aug 29, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur writers alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Join us in one of our magical gallery spaces after-hours with other writers in your community. We think our museum is one of the best places to write in town; evoking curiosity and wonder while remaining quiet and of course, climate-controlled (Phew! Summer in Iowa, right?). Work on a project you've been needing a reason to revisit or begin something totally new. All genres, all subjects–we got you....

Sep 4, 2019

Sep 4, 2019

7:00 PM

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American poet, short story writer, and literary scholar Harryette Mullen will read from her work. Mullen’s work has been influenced by the social, political, and cultural movements of African Americans, Mexican Americans, and women in the 1960s-70s. Harryette Mullen is the author of numerous poetry collections, including Urban Tumbleweed, Recyclopedia and Sleeping with the Dictionary, and has contributed to numerous edited collections. She teaches in the English department and African Ame...

Sep 5, 2019

Sep 5, 2019

7:00 PM

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Writers' Workshop graduate De'Shawn Charles Winslow will read from his new novel, In West Mills. Set in an African American community in rural North Carolina from 1941 to 1987, In West Mills is "A bighearted novel about family, migration, and the unbearable difficulties of love. Here's a cast of characters you won't soon forget." —Ayana Mathis De'Shawn Charles Winslow was born and raised in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. He is a 2017 graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and holds a BFA...

Sep 11, 2019

Sep 11, 2019

7:00 PM

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Workshop alum, fiction reading, Marilou is Everywhere

Sep 12, 2019

Sep 12, 2019

2:00 PM

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Sandra Cisneros Day Reading

Sep 12, 2019

8:00 PM

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Sandra Cisneros Day Reading

Sep 18, 2019

Sep 18, 2019

7:00 PM

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Workshop alum, fiction reading, Say, Say, Say

Sep 27, 2019

Sep 27, 2019

7:00 PM

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Workshop alum, fiction reading, The Dearly Beloved

Oct 5, 2019

Oct 5, 2019

7:00 PM

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Workshop alumnus fiction reading, The Travelers  (Event time is actually TBA, not certain it will be at 7pm)

Oct 11, 2019

Oct 11, 2019

7:00 PM

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Nonfiction program visiting faculty, fiction reading, Machine

Oct 23, 2019

Oct 23, 2019

7:00 PM

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Workshop alum, fiction reading, Cosmology of Monsters

Nov 9, 2019

Nov 9, 2019

7:00 PM

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Workshop alumnus fiction reading. (Event time is actually TBA, might not be 7pm)