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.
Sara Paretsky has been named the fourth recipient of the Paul Engle Prize, presented by the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature organization. The prize, established in 2011, 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 […]
Dozens of volunteers will gather over four days the week of Sept. 28 to give a public reading of the novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes as part of the Iowa City Book Festival. The reading is the first event of the festival, starting Sept. 28 and finishing on Oct. 1, the official first day […]