Residency Events at a Glance

Our Fall 2021 writers-in-residence will be in Iowa City October 1-November 30, 2021. 

We invite you to join:

  • Our Friday Fall Residency Reading Series online:

5PM CT (GMT-6) on Fridays Oct. 8, 15 & 22, Nov. 5 & 12 at:

  • Our Friday Panel Series online or in person:

Noon CT on Fridays Oct. 15, 22, Nov. 5 & 19 livestreamed at or in person at the Iowa City Public Library (123 S. Linn St., Iowa City), Meeting Room A, further details below

  • 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 >


For our usual Fall Residency events schedule, *not all active in 2021*, please click each heading below.

*Please note*:

Some of our usual Fall Residency events listed with "+" below will not occur in 2021.
Only those below listed with specific dates are happening & open to the public in 2021.

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."

    Please check back for future events

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.

    Please check back for future events

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.

    Please check back for future events

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.

    Please check back for future events
    Please check back for future events

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