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Unexpected Iowa
2:47 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

Iowa's Rich Literary Culture

A literature-inspired mural in downtown Iowa City. Can you identify the various books the mural suggests?
Steev Hise

Iowa is a destination for many aspiring writers from around the world, but the state has also been the origin of many gifted authors.

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Talk of Iowa
12:14 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

Controversy Sparked by Critique of the Iowa Writer’s Workshop

higginskurt

Iowa Writer's Workshop alumnus Eric Bennett's article, "How Iowa Flattened Literature" in the Chronicle of Higher Education has ruffled feathers—especially in Iowa's writing community.  The first paragraph of the article reads: 

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