‘Writing in the City of Literature’ tickets on sale now

Friday eventTickets for the Friday Iowa City Book Festival event, “Writing in the City of Literature,” at the Englert Theatre are now available.

“Writing in the City of Literature” brings together writers affiliated with the UI Writers’ Workshop to discuss the writing life in Iowa City and how it has shaped their careers. The event will present authors including Writers’ Workshop Director Lan Samantha Chang (All is Forgotten, Nothing is Lost), bestselling novelist Curtis Sittenfeld (Prep, Sisterland), Alexander Maksik (A Marker to Measure Drift), and Susanna Daniel (Sea Creatures). The event is sponsored by The Eastern Iowa Airport.

Immediately following the discussion, a reception will be held at the Share restaurant in the Sheraton hotel. Appetizers, wine, and beer will be served and attendees will be able to meet and mingle with the festival authors.

Tickets for the Englert event are $10; a VIP ticket of $60 includes the post-event reception.

Tickets can be purchased through the Englert here.