Congratulations on fall 2020 awards and nominations: Pola OLOIXARAC, one of the two winners of the prestigious 2021 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award for her forthcoming Atlas Literario del Amazonas; Courtney Sina Meredith, co-short-listed on the NZSA Heritage Literary Awards list, and Wipas SRITHONG, one among the six finalists for the ASEAN-centric Epigram Books Fiction Prize.
How did Iowa City become a hub for creative writing in America? This hour-long documentary is a story of literary ambition, academic innovation and a promising young Iowa poet who became a cultural entrepreneur. Premiering Saturday July 14th, 3pm at Macbride Auditorium for the Iowa City Book Festival. Q&A and discussion immediately following. A production of The University of Iowa sponsored by: State Historical Society, Inc. Humanities Iowa & The National Endowment for the Humanities The Iowa Arts Council directed by Benjamin Hill cinematography by John Richard http://www.facebook.com/CityofLiteratureDocumentary http://www.cityofliteraturefilm.org