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.
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