IYWP Feature: Wavy World

Friday, June 6, 2014
Read the "Wavy World" story by Madilyn, a student at Horace Mann Elementary, courtesy of the Iowa Youth Writing Program (IYWP).

Got kids? Need fun stuff to do? One Book Two Book is your ticket!

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Dozens of literature-related children’s activities will highlight the second annual One Book Two Book festival, Jan. 11-13, 2013, in and around Iowa City. Dubbed “A Celebration of Children’s Literature in the City of Literature,” the festival is organized by the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature with support from presenting sponsor the Pearson Foundation.

Was the Word: Poetry Pro-Am

Monday, March 26, 2012
At 5 pm on Sunday, April 1st at the Englert Theatre in Iowa City, IA, budding young poets from all over the state will join in a master class with nationally-recognized performance poets Amber Tamblyn, Beau Sia, and Derrick Brown. The students will have the opportunity to workshop their own original work in preparation for an evening performance. After the workshop session, students and professional performers will take the stage together to perform in a special edition of Working Group Theatre's monthly spoken word show, Was the Word, in collaboration with Iowa Youth Writing Project, Mission Creek Festival, and Poetry Out Loud.