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Friday, April 8 5:00 pm
Various Venues

Iowa City businesses for three hours of literary mayhem on Friday, April 8th (5 – 8pm).


In all, more than 50 authors will represent over 17 publishers and organizations, including Spork Press, Action Books, Civil Coping Mechanisms, Entropy, Two Dollar Radio, Forklift, Ohio: A Journal of Poetry, Cooking & Light Industrial Safety, H_NGM_N, Poetry Foundation & Poetry Magazine, Ugly Duckling Presse, Gulf Coast-Mag, CSU Poetry Center, Curbside Splendor Publishing, MAKE: A Chicago Literary Magazine, ROOKIE, as well as MFA candidates from the University of Iowa’s own Anthology Reading Series, the Iowa Youth Writing Project, the Writers of Color reading series, and more.


A few authors traveling in: Jamie Iredell, Johannes Goransson, Kim Yideum, Colin Winnette, Tobias Carroll, Ctch Bsnss, Matt Rasmussen, Carola Dibbell, Mark de Silva, Erika L. Sánchez , Hai-Dang Phan, Daniel Owen, Matt Hart, Martin Rock, Toni Nealie, Dasha Kelly, Nathaniel Farrell, Jennifer Nelson, Adam Fell, Thea Brown, and many more.


BeadologyRookie Magazine & Iowa Youth Writing Project

Featuring writers involved in the Iowa Youth Writing Program from across the Iowa City School District

Forbidden PlanetGulf Coast & CSU Poetry Center

Matt HartCecilia LlompartMartin RockJesse Nathan, Jenna Sauers, Elyse Mele

NoDoCurbside Splendor & MAKE Magazine

Toni NealieDasha KellyChristian TeBordoLauren HaldemanMarc Rahe, Liam O’Brien

FilmScene: POETRY Magazine & Ugly Duckling Presse

Erika L. SanchezHai-Dang PhanAmy NewmanDaniel OwenNathaniel FarrellJennifer Nelson, Emma Winsor-Wood

White RabbitTwo Dollar Radio

Carola DibbellColin WinnetteMark de Silva, Grayson Morley, Drew Bratcher

Fox HeadCivil Coping Mechanisms & Entropy Magazine

Dublin UndergroundForklift, Ohio & H_NGM_N

Nate BrownThea BrownAdam FellMatt Rasmussen, Rachel Arndt, Jovan Popov-Albertson


HABA Salon: Writers of Color

Lan Samantha Chang, Ayana Mathis, Mgbechi EronduJorge Guerra, Jade Jones, Marquise Jackson
Motley Cow CafeSpork Press & Action Books
+ Lit Crawl After Party at Motley Cow Cafe, 8 pm