Iowa Summer Writing Festival

Posted 2.4.10

Iowa City, IA
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The 28th annual Iowa Summer Writing Festival was held during June and July on the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City. The festival, open to writers of all levels, offered 135 weeklong, weekend-long, and two-week noncredit workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. The faculty included 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 was $590 per weeklong session or $305 for a weekend course; two-week workshops ranged from $1,380 to $1,530. Lodging was available for discounted rates at nearby hotels and inns. Registration was 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.