Prairie Lights Books

Events listed at Prairie Lights Books:

Live from Prairie Lights: Madhuri Vijay

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Madhuri Vijay will read from her elegant, epic debut novel, The Far Field. 
“Vijay provides that alchemical mix of political examination with personal journey that deepens all great novels. Continue reading

Paul's Book Club, January: Tom Drury

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Paul's Book Club in January will feature Tom Drury's hilarious novel, Hunts in Dreams. Continue reading

Live from Prairie Lights: Jamil Jan Koch...

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Current MFA candidate in the Iowa Writers’ Workshop Jamil Jan Kochai will read from his new novel, 99 Nights in Logar. Continue reading

Live from Prairie Lights: Novuyo Rosa Ts...

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Writers’ Workshop Graduate Novuyo Rosa Tshuma will read from her new novel, House of Stone. Continue reading

Live from Prairie Lights: Sabrina Orah M...

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Writers’ Workshop graduate Sabrina Orah Mark will read from her short story collection Wild Milk, published by Dorothy, a Publishing Project. Continue reading

Live from Prairie Lights: Elizabeth McCr...

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The award-winning and beloved author Elizabeth McCracken will read from her new novel, Bowlaway. "Elizabeth McCracken's Bowlaway is so deliciously weird and wise and alive. Continue reading

Live from Prairie Lights: Susan Steinber...

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The Nonfiction Writing Program's Bedell Distinguished Visiting Professor, Susan Steinberg, will read from her work. Continue reading

Student life at iowa

Tips on staying happy and healthy over the last week of winter break

January 1, 2019

Winter break is a fun and exciting time. Students get to go home and see their families and take a brain break from school for a bit. However, the transition from living on your own to living at home again can be stressful for some. Continue Reading

Finals @ the IMU as told by adorable animals

December 12, 2018

Finals can be a stressful time. Fortunately, the IMU has you covered with ways to relax all week. From free food to yoga and massages, we have everything you’ll need from early morning to late at night. Continue Reading

Meet your RA: Johnny Malicoat

November 11, 2018

About the series:Being a resident assistant is one of the most popular, beneficial jobs on campus. Applicants go through a selective process, and go through training to prepare them for anything that could happen. Below, read about an RA and why they love what they do!About Johnny MalicoatJohnny is a... Continue Reading

Meet your RA: Jocelyn Roof

November 11, 2018

About the seriesBeing a resident assistant is one of the most popular, beneficial jobs on campus. Applicants go through a selective process, and are trained to prepare them for anything that could happen. Below, read about an RA and why they love what they do!About Jocelyn RoofJocelyn is a second... Continue Reading

Meet your RA: Melissa Trepa

November 11, 2018

About the series:Being a resident assistant is one of the most popular, beneficial jobs on campus. Applicants go through a selective process, and go through training to prepare them for anything that could happen. Below, read about an RA and why they love what they do!About Melissa TrepaMelissa is a... Continue Reading