From the Magazine


Before heading to the Iowa Summer Writing Festival, held throughout June and July, get acquainted with the reading series, bars, landmarks, and people—including our guide Jan Weissmiller, co-owner of indie bookseller Prairie Lights Books—of designated City of Literature Iowa City. 


In early June the Iowa Writers’ Workshop celebrated its seventy-fifth anniversary with a reunion of faculty and alumni that brought together some of the most recognized names in literature today.