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Our print catalogue includes all of the information on this webage between two covers, AND you can hold it in your hands, as in DAYS OF YORE. It features the beautiful artwork of illustrator Claudia McGehee on the front. If you would like a copy, click "Contact" above and include your name and postal address. We'll gladly send you a copy when...

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Don't miss 2016 Iowa Summer Writing Festival participant Naomi Rosenberg's gorgeous, shattering piece "How to Tell a Mother Her Child Is Dead," which appeared in the Sunday New York Times this fall. She wrote this as an...

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  • Friday, June 17, 2016 at 7:30 pm
  • The Englert Theatre
  • 221 E. Washington St., Iowa City
  • $12.50 General Admission. Purchase tickets online at www.englert.org or at the box office Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday: (319)-688-2653

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The genius architect behind our new webpage is a beautiful poet as well, right now.

Her newest collection, Calenday, is out now from Rescue Press: 
http://calenday.laurenhaldeman.com

Read her. Read her here:  
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2017 Workshops

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Susan Aizenberg

Jeffery Renard Allen

Weekend Workshops June 17-18

Mary Allen

Kate Aspengren

Weeklong Workshops July 9-14

Nancy K. Barry

Kyle Beachy

Linda M. Bendorf

Venise Berry

Jonathan Blum

Weekend Workshops June 17-18
Weeklong Workshops June 18-23

Kim Brooks

Weekend Workshops July 15-16
Weeklong Workshops July 16-21

Sarah Sadie Busse

Amy Butcher

Weeklong Workshops June 18-23
Weekend Workshops June 24-25

Andrés Carlstein

Weekend Workshops July 15-16

Margaret Chapman

Weekend Workshops July 8-9
Weekend Workshops July 15-16

Jennifer Colville

Weeklong Workshops July 9-14

Thomas K. Dean

Kelly Dwyer

Weeklong Workshops June 25-30
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Mieke Eerkens

Hugh Ferrer

Weeklong Workshops June 18-23
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Weekend Workshops July 8-9

Flash

Weekend Workshops June 24-25

Cecile Goding

Diana Goetsch

Weekend Workshops June 17-18
Weeklong Workshops June 18-23
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Eric Goodman

Weekend Workshops June 17-18

Garth Greenwell

Weeklong Workshops June 25-30
Weekend Workshops July 8-9

Lauren Haldeman

Sands Hall

Weekend Workshops June 17-18
Weeklong Workshops June 18-23

Amy Hassinger

Robin Hemley

Patricia Henley

Weeklong Workshops July 9-14

Jim Heynen

Weekend Workshops June 17-18
Weeklong Workshops June 18-23
Weekend Workshops June 24-25

Charles Holdefer

Wayne Johnson

Weekend Workshops July 15-16
Weeklong Workshops July 16-21

Sabrina Orah Mark

Jacqueline Briggs Martin

Malinda McCollum

Weekend Workshops July 15-16
Weeklong Workshops July 16-21

Fritz McDonald

James McKean

Weeklong Workshops June 18-23

June Melby

Weekend Workshops June 17-18

Anna Morrison

Weekend Workshops June 17-18
Weekend Workshops June 24-25
Weekend Workshops July 8-9

Michael Morse

Marc Nieson

Weekend Workshops July 8-9
Weeklong Workshops July 9-14
Weekend Workshops July 15-16

Jude Nutter

Lon Otto

Beau O’Reilly

Weekend Workshops June 24-25
Weeklong Workshops June 25-30

Rachel Pastan

Weeklong Workshops July 16-21

Juliet Patterson

Mark Jude Poirier

Weeklong Workshops June 18-23

Kathleen Rooney

Weekend Workshops June 24-25

Anjali Sachdeva

Sarah Saffian

Suzanne Scanlon

Robyn Schiff

Sandra Scofield

Mary Kay Shanley

Ami Silber

Weeklong Workshops June 25-30

Carol Spindel

Justin Taylor

Weekend Workshops July 8-9

Richard Thomas

Weekend Workshops July 15-16
Weeklong Workshops July 16-21

Anthony Varallo

Weekend Workshops July 15-16
Weeklong Workshops July 16-21

Jeff Vintar

Weeklong Workshops June 25-30

Weeklong Workshops June 18-23

Instructor: Jeffery Renard Allen
Fiction|Nonfiction|Essay|Novel|Memoir|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Jonathan Blum
Fiction|Short Story
Instructor: Amy Butcher
Nonfiction|Essay
Instructor: Hugh Ferrer
Fiction|Nonfiction|Poetry|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Diana Goetsch
Poetry
Instructor: Sands Hall
Fiction|Nonfiction|Novel|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Amy Hassinger
Fiction|Novel
Instructor: Jim Heynen
Fiction|Nonfiction|Poetry|Essay|Short Story|Memoir|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: James McKean
Nonfiction|Memoir
Instructor: Lon Otto
Fiction|Nonfiction|Novel|Short Story|Memoir|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Mark Jude Poirier
Fiction|Short Story
Instructor: Anjali Sachdeva
Fiction|Short Story
Instructor: Mary Kay Shanley
Fiction|Nonfiction|Essay|Memoir|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender

Weeklong Workshops June 25-30

Instructor: Kelly Dwyer
Fiction|Novel
Instructor: Hugh Ferrer
Fiction|Novel|Short Story|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Cecile Goding
Fiction|Short Story
Instructor: Garth Greenwell
Fiction|Novel
Instructor: Robin Hemley
Fiction|Nonfiction|Essay|Short Story
Instructor: Lon Otto
Fiction|Nonfiction|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Beau O’Reilly
Play/Screenwriting|Essay|Short Story|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Sarah Saffian
Nonfiction|Essay|Memoir
Instructor: Suzanne Scanlon
Nonfiction|Essay|Memoir
Instructor: Ami Silber
Fiction|Novel
Instructor: Jeff Vintar
Play/Screenwriting

Weeklong Workshops July 9-14

Instructor: Mary Allen
Nonfiction|Memoir
Instructor: Kate Aspengren
Play/Screenwriting
Instructor: Nancy K. Barry
Nonfiction|Essay
Instructor: Margaret Chapman
Fiction|Nonfiction|Poetry|Essay|Short Story|Memoir|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Jennifer Colville
Fiction|Short Story
Instructor: Kelly Dwyer
Fiction|Novel
Instructor: Patricia Henley
Fiction|Novel
Instructor: Marc Nieson
Nonfiction|Essay|Memoir
Instructor: Suzanne Scanlon
Fiction|Nonfiction|Novel|Memoir|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Sandra Scofield
Fiction|Novel
Instructor: Carol Spindel
Nonfiction|Essay|Memoir|Hybrid Forms
Instructor: Justin Taylor
Fiction|Short Story

Weeklong Workshops July 16-21

Instructor: Susan Aizenberg
Poetry
Instructor: Linda M. Bendorf
Nonfiction|Memoir
Instructor: Kim Brooks
Nonfiction|Essay
Instructor: Mieke Eerkens
Nonfiction|Essay|Short Story|Memoir
Instructor: Charles Holdefer
Fiction|Novel|Short Story
Instructor: Wayne Johnson
Fiction|Novel
Instructor: Malinda McCollum
Fiction|Novel|Short Story
Instructor: June Melby
Fiction|Nonfiction|Essay|Short Story|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Rachel Pastan
Fiction|Novel
Instructor: Sandra Scofield
Fiction|Novel
Instructor: Richard Thomas
Fiction|Novel|Short Story
Instructor: Anthony Varallo
Fiction|Short Story

Weekend Workshops June 17-18

Instructor: Jeffery Renard Allen
Fiction|Nonfiction|Short Story
Instructor: Venise Berry
Fiction|Novel
Instructor: Jonathan Blum
Fiction|Novel|Short Story
Instructor: Thomas K. Dean
Nonfiction|Essay|Memoir
Instructor: Diana Goetsch
Nonfiction|Essay
Instructor: Eric Goodman
Fiction|Nonfiction|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Sands Hall
Fiction|Nonfiction|Poetry|Play/Screenwriting|Essay|Short Story|Memoir|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Amy Hassinger
Fiction|Nonfiction|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Jim Heynen
Poetry
Instructor: June Melby
Fiction|Nonfiction|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Anna Morrison
Fiction|Nonfiction|Poetry|Essay|Novel|Short Story|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Lon Otto
Fiction|Nonfiction|Poetry|Essay
Instructor: Anjali Sachdeva
Fiction|Nonfiction|Short Story|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender

Weekend Workshops June 24-25

Instructor: Mary Allen
Nonfiction|Memoir
Instructor: Sarah Sadie Busse
Children's/Young Adult|Fiction|Poetry
Instructor: Amy Butcher
Nonfiction|Essay
Instructor: Flash
Poetry|Novel|Memoir
Instructor: Diana Goetsch
Fiction|Nonfiction|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Lauren Haldeman
Fiction|Nonfiction|Poetry|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Jim Heynen
Fiction|Nonfiction|Poetry|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Jacqueline Briggs Martin
Children's/Young Adult|Fiction|Poetry
Instructor: Anna Morrison
Fiction|Play/Screenwriting
Instructor: Beau O’Reilly
Play/Screenwriting|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Juliet Patterson
Poetry
Instructor: Kathleen Rooney
Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender|Hybrid Forms
Instructor: Sarah Saffian
Nonfiction|Memoir
Instructor: Mary Kay Shanley
Nonfiction|Essay|Memoir|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender

Weekend Workshops July 8-9

Instructor: Nancy K. Barry
Nonfiction|Essay|Memoir
Instructor: Kyle Beachy
Fiction|Novel|Short Story|Memoir
Instructor: Margaret Chapman
Children's/Young Adult|Fiction|Short Story
Instructor: Kelly Dwyer
Fiction|Novel|Short Story
Instructor: Hugh Ferrer
Fiction|Novel|Short Story|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Garth Greenwell
Fiction|Novel|Short Story
Instructor: Patricia Henley
Fiction|Novel|Short Story|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Anna Morrison
Fiction|Play/Screenwriting
Instructor: Michael Morse
Poetry
Instructor: Marc Nieson
Fiction|Nonfiction|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Carol Spindel
Fiction|Nonfiction|Poetry|Essay|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Justin Taylor
Fiction|Novel|Short Story

Weekend Workshops July 15-16

Instructor: Linda M. Bendorf
Fiction|Nonfiction|Essay|Short Story|Memoir|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Kim Brooks
Fiction|Nonfiction|Essay|Novel|Short Story|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Andrés Carlstein
Fiction|Nonfiction|Poetry|Essay|Short Story|Memoir|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender|Hybrid Forms
Instructor: Margaret Chapman
Fiction|Novel
Instructor: Mieke Eerkens
Fiction|Nonfiction|Essay|Novel|Short Story
Instructor: Cecile Goding
Nonfiction|Memoir
Instructor: Wayne Johnson
Nonfiction|Essay|Memoir|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Sabrina Orah Mark
Poetry
Instructor: Malinda McCollum
Fiction|Novel|Short Story
Instructor: Marc Nieson
Fiction|Nonfiction|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Jude Nutter
Poetry
Instructor: Rachel Pastan
Fiction|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender
Instructor: Suzanne Scanlon
Fiction|Nonfiction|Multi-Genre/Genre-Bender|Hybrid Forms
Instructor: Richard Thomas
Fiction|Short Story
Instructor: Anthony Varallo
Fiction|Short Story
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