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  • Publishing in Iowa panel discussion
    Saturday, October 8, 11:30 a.m.
    Old Capitol Senate Chambers
    Join us for a panel focusing on regional publishing opportunities and featuring independent small presses, academic presses, and journals bringing great writing to the forefront across the Midwest.
    Panelists: Steve Sempken, Ice Cube Press; Danny Khalastchi, Rescue Press;
    Allison Means, University of Iowa Press; Genevieve Trainor, Little Village
    Moderated by: Andrea Wilson, Iowa Writers’ House
  • Indie Authors panel discussion
    Saturday, October 8, 4:00 p.m.
    City Hall Council Chambers, 410 E Washington St
    A panel of Iowa’s leading independent authors discuss their paths to success including overcoming obstacles and methodologies for finding their audience in today’s fragmented media landscape.
    Author Panelists: Erik Therme, Craig Hart, Rachel Aukes, Eliza David, and Joseph Dobrian
  • The Writing University On October 11, 2016, the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa opened a new 6-session fiction writing course How Writers Write Fiction 2016: Storied Women.
  • Ankeny writer MICHELLE SCHLICHER is the author of the novels THE BLUE JAY and GRACIE’S SONG. A graduate of Iowa State University, she subsequently worked for six years in communications and marketing.  Ankeny bookstore Plot Twist will host Michelle and celebrate the launch of her new novel COME THIS WAY.  Join Plot Twist for a fun event with prizes and refreshments. Saturday, November 5, 2016 – 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
  • Celebrating Marilynne Robinson: A reading in honor of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson, on the event of her retirement from teaching at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and her receipt of the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction. October 9 @ 3:00 PM @ Macbride Hall, University of Iowa. Marilynne Robinson was named the 2016 winner of the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

Author: iowagerry

Retired gentleman living with his wife and yellow lab in central Iowa. Charter member of Iowa Partners in Learning and the Ankeny Writers Workshop.

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