Residency Events at a Glance

Our Fall 2022 writers-in-residence will be in Iowa City August 21 - October 31, 2022.

We invite you to join:

  • Our Friday Fall Residency Reading Series in person at Shambaugh House:

5PM CT (GMT-6) on Fridays September 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30; October 7, 14, & 21. Readings take place in Shambaugh House (430 N. Clinton St., Iowa City).

  • Our Friday Panel Series online or in person:

Noon CT on Fridays September 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30; October 7, 14, & 21. Most dates livestreamed at or in person at the Iowa City Public Library (123 S. Linn St., Iowa City), Meeting Room A, further details below. Meets in University of Iowa Main Library Gallery on Friday, September 9 & 14; these dates may not be livestreamed.

  • Our Sunday Reading Series in person at Prairie Lights Books:

4 PM CT on Sundays August 28; September 11, 18, & 25; October 2, 9, 16, & 23. Readings take place in Prairie Lights Books (15 S Dubuque St., Iowa City).

  • Our Sunday International Film Screening Series, "Cinematheque":

7 PM CT on Sundays August 28; September 11, 18, & 25; October 2, 9, 16, & 23. Screenings take place in Room E105, Adler Journalism and Mass Communication Building, University of Iowa (15 S Dubuque St., Iowa City).

  • Events listed under "Special Events" at the bottom of the list below

To be in the loop, please sign up for our email list here, and follow us on IWP's Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter @UIIWP for more about our incoming residents plus event details when they become available! Check out our events listing with more details on Facebook @UIIWP.

Fridays, 12-1 pm, Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room A (123 S. Linn St., Iowa City)

Join the community conversation over free pizza! Fall Residents will discuss topics from "Writing on the Road" to "Language on the Fault Lines."

Fridays, 5-6 pm, Shambaugh House (430 N. Clinton St., Iowa City)

Iowa City’s best multi-lingual reading series with bagels. Voices from around the world fill historic Shambaugh House, IWP HQ.

Sundays, 4-5 pm, Prairie Lights Bookstore (15 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City)

The IWP and UI MFA writing programs take over the 2nd floor of Prairie Lights – grab a glass of wine or a fancy soda and settle in for an hour of highlights from three of the writers’ best works.

Sundays 7-9PM, FilmScene (Ped Mall location), 18 E. College St., Iowa City

A new free film every Sunday! Tour the far reaches of global cinema through films created or chosen by the IWP Fall Residents.

Free and open to the public, just like the rest of IWP’s events. Stay for a Q&A after the screening.

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