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Oct 29, 2020

Oct 29, 2020

7:00 PM

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The University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program is pleased to announce that Keum Suk Gendry-Kim has won the 2020 Krause Essay Prize for her graphic novel Grass (Drawn & Quarterly), which explores the harrowing experiences of Lee Ok-Sun, a Korean woman forced into sexual slavery for the Japanese Imperial Army during WWII.  Ms. Gendry-Kim will be honored at the Krause Essay Prize award ceremony at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 29, via Zoom. She will read from her winning work, joined by ...

Oct 29, 2020

7:00 PM

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Join Writers @ Grinnell with Prairie Lights Bookstore for a virtual event celebrating the publication of two recent books of poetry: Republican Fathers  (Nine Mile Books)  by  Ralph James Savarese and Old Horse, What Is to be Done? (Tiger Bark Press) by Stephen Kuusisto. Together they've written a book titled Someone Falls Overboard: Talking through Poems, which will be out in 2021. They'll each read for about 15 minutes and then have a conversation about poetry, politics, disability, and li...

Oct 31, 2020

Oct 31, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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This meeting will be hosted by Derek Nnuro, associate writer (Stanley Museum of Art) Yaa Gyasi, Homegoing (2016) H (pp. 155–175) Akua (pp. 176–197) Stanley Reads is hosted by Kimberly Datchuk, curator of learning & engagement and presented in partnership with Prairie Lights Books. Register for Stanley Reads at https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3VR83aPIweoUmHz. Once registered, you will receive invitations to all Stanley Reads events. Registration will cut off at noon the Friday pr...

Nov 14, 2020

Nov 14, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Yaa Gyasi, Homegoing (2016) Willie (pp. 198–220) Yaw (pp. 221–241) Stanley Reads is hosted by Kimberly Datchuk, curator of learning & engagement and presented in partnership with Prairie Lights Books. Register for Stanley Reads at https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3VR83aPIweoUmHz. Once registered, you will receive invitations to all Stanley Reads events. Registration will cut off at noon the Friday preceding each event. Anyone registered after that will be added to the following me...

Dec 5, 2020

Dec 5, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Yaa Gyasi, Homegoing (2016) Sonny (pp. 242–262) Marjorie (pp. 263–282) Marcus (pp. 283–299) Stanley Reads is hosted by Kimberly Datchuk, curator of learning & engagement and presented in partnership with Prairie Lights Books. Register for Stanley Reads at https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3VR83aPIweoUmHz. Once registered, you will receive invitations to all Stanley Reads events. Registration will cut off at noon the Friday preceding each event. Stanley Reads puts the museum’s rec...