Poetry off the Shelf: Villeda, Mookie Katigbak-Lacuesta, Lisa Fishman, & Daniel Borzutzky
Thursday, September 24th, 7:00 PM
61 West Superior Street
A reception follows the program.
Each year, roughly three dozen emerging and established writers from around the world travel to Iowa City, Iowa, a UNESCO City of Literature, for a ten-week residency at the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program. IWP director Christopher Merrill introduces this reading, featuring 2015 residents Villeda and Mookie Katigbak-Lacuesta, with Chicago poets Lisa Fishman and Daniel Borzutzky.
Cosponsored with the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa.
A group exhibition featuring work by Poetry magazine cover artists depicting the mythical creatures Pegasus and mermaids from poetry immemorial. Artists include Lise Haller Baggesen, Ana Benaroya, Lilli Carré, Alexander Cohen, Stephen Eichhorn, Carson Ellis, Clay Hickson, Tony Fitzpatrick, Krista Franklin, Julia Goodman, Jenny Kendler, Kate McQuillen, Jessie Mott, Julie Murphy, Diana Sudyka, and Shoshanna Weinberger.