Andre Perry

Andre Perry is a writer and arts worker based in Iowa City. His debut nonfiction book, Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now, was hailed by NPR as “extraordinary” and Foreword called him “a fresh American voice that demands to be heard.” He has published in The Believer, Catapult, Granta, Guernica, The Paris Review, and other journals. He also co-founded Iowa City’s Mission Creek Festival, a celebration of music and literature, as well as the multi-disciplinary festival of creative process, Witching Hour. He participated in the inaugural cohort of the Association for Performing Arts Professional’s Leadership Fellows Program and later returned as group leader for Cohort III. He currently serves as the Executive Director of The Englert Theatre in Iowa City, IA.