Iowa Summer Writing Festival

Posted 2.4.10

Iowa City, IA
Event Date: 
June 1, 2014
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions

The 28th annual Iowa Summer Writing Festival will be held during June and July on the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City. The festival, open to writers of all levels, offers 135 weeklong, weekend-long, and two-week noncredit workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. The faculty includes poets Arda Collins, Sabrina Orah Mark, and Zach Savich; fiction writers Amber Dermont, Bret Anthony Johnston, and Elizabeth McCracken; and creative nonfiction writers Hope Edelman, Robin Hemley, and Michael Martone. Tuition is $590 per weeklong session or $305 for a weekend course; two-week workshops range from $1,380 to $1,530. Lodging is available for discounted rates at nearby hotels and inns. Registration is first come, first served. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

Iowa Summer Writing Festival, 250 CEF, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242. (319) 335-4160. Amy Margolis, Director.