The Iowa City Book Festival is organized by the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature. Iowa City is one of just 20 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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Literary Kiosks at the Iowa City Book Festival

The University of Iowa Libraries in partnership with the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature is bringing Literary Kiosks to Iowa City. First installed in public spaces in Europe and now appearing throughout the U.S., these kiosks allow on-demand printing of short prose or poetry works. Designed to be quick, easy, and engaging, the Literary […]

Iowa City Book Festival, City of Literature celebrate 10th anniversaries this fall

The Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature will celebrate its 10th anniversary by hosting the tenth Iowa City Book Festival from Oct. 1-7 2018. The festival schedule, which will feature authors from around the country and around the globe, including those from other Cities of Literature. Long a showcase for partnerships with other area organizations, […]