Grande- The Distance Between UsStahl - Getawat CarSzybist - IncarnadineSmiley- Some LuckRobinson- LilaMcGoran- Dead OutEllroy - PerfidiaHolt - Internal MedicineJames - Brief HistoryMarshall - Good HouseBurke - Team SevenFounds - When Mystical Creatures Attack!Gavron - Tel AvivStrub - Body CountsMcDonald - ForeverPhillips- Hop AlleySlomski  - Lovers Set DownCarey - Heap HouseHard Love Province 9_10.inddMathis - 12 Tribes
The Iowa City Book Festival is organized by the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature. Iowa City is one of just seven 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.


Latest News

More authors and events added to festival lineup

Planning continues for the 2014 Iowa City Book Festival, to be held Oct. 2-5 in and around downtown Iowa City. In addition to previously announced authors like James Ellroy, Jane Smiley, Terrence Holt, Mary Szybist and others, the lineup now includes: –Iowa City native Sean Strub, who will talk about his new memoir, Body Counts: A […]

Robinson, Smiley Highlight 2014 Iowa City Book Festival Lineup

Two Pulitzer Prize winners will launch their new novels at the Iowa City Book Festival, Oct. 2-5, 2014. Marilynne Robinson and Jane Smiley each will debut new work at the festival. Robinson unveils Lila at a free event on Friday, Oct. 3, at the Englert Theatre. Of the book, Publisher’s Weekly writes, “This third of […]