City of Literature: A Film About the History of Creative Writing in Iowa City (2012)


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


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