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The Iowa City Book Festival is organized by the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature. Iowa City is one of just 11 Cities of Literature in the world, and the Iowa City Book Festival celebrates books and writing by leveraging the unique mix of local resources that helped to earn that designation.


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2016 Iowa City Book Festival Lineup

The seventh Iowa City Book Festival schedule will feature bestsellers, Pulitzer Prize winners, strong ties to Iowa and authors from around the world. In addition, strong partnerships with area groups will bring programs on topics that include environmentalism, sustainability, global politics, and end-of-life care. The festival will be held Oct. 4-9, 2016. With an expanded […]

Another one goes in the books!

The 2015 Iowa City Book Festival is complete.; More than 50 events, featuring more than 100 authors and presenters over four days… and so many people helped to make it happen. Thank you to our sponsors: The City of Iowa City, The Iowa Arts Council, the University of Iowa, the Iowa City Public Library, the […]