Learn about HeLa cells in advance of Oct. 10 event

Our partners with the University of Iowa College of Public Health have put together a great fact sheet that explains some of the science behind the story told in The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Reviewing it is just one way to prepare yourself for the event “An Evening with the Lacks Family: The Story Behind The […]

Sunday schedule details revealed, new app to keep it all straight

The Book Festival schedule page now has listings for more than 20 events scheduled that day, ranging from readings to panel discussions, demonstrations to food and games. Check in to start planning your day, but be aware that more events will be added in the weeks leading up to the festival. Need help keeping all of […]

Festival program available

The print program for the 2013 Iowa City Book Festival will hit the streets of the Iowa City Area on Sept. 18 and Oct. 2 as an insert in Little Village magazine, as well as at various locations as a stand-alone publication. Those not willing to wait can read the program online or download a PDF. […]

Volunteer sign up for festival is now live!

Those wanting to participate more fully in the Iowa City Book Festival by volunteering can find more than 50 opportunities to do so on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. The full list of volunteer opportunities can be found here. Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks, from assisting with the set-up and tear-down of the […]