The Paul Engle Award

2020 Paul Engle Award Winner: Dr. Eve L. Ewing

The annual Paul Engle Prize from the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature honors an individual who, like Paul Engle, represents a pioneering spirit in the world of literature through writing, editing, publishing, or teaching, and whose active participation in the larger issues of the day has contributed to the betterment of the world through the literary arts.

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Catch up on the festival

Did you miss one of our 2020 Book Festival events? Did you like one so much you want to watch it again or share it with a friend? We have you covered. All of our events were recorded and can be watched whenever you like. You have a few options. Do you want to watch […]

Book Festival moves online for 2020

Events for the 12th annual Iowa City Book Festival will be held online with original programming and partnerships with co-presenters that celebrate authors from around the block and around the world. Because of coronavirus restrictions, the festival, which usually is held at various locations throughout the area, will be available to anyone with access to […]

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