Mission Creek Festival Presents | Writers of Color Reading Series

Mission Creek Festival Presents | Writers of Color Reading Series promotional image

Join us for the Writers of Color Reading Series as part of the Mission Creek Festival Lit Walk. This event will feature a panel of seven author with headliner Tameka Cage Conley

Tameka Cage Conley is a graduate of the fiction program of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she was awarded the Truman Capote Fellowship and the Provost Postgraduate Visiting Writer Fellowship in Fiction. Her work is published in Ploughshares, The Virginia Quarterly Review, Callaloo, The African American Review and elsewhere. She has received writing fellowships from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, the Cave Canem Foundation, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Squaw Valley Community of Writers, and the Vermont Studio Center. The opera for which she wrote the libretto, A Gathering of Sons, was awarded the Bronze Medal in the Society and Social Issues category of the New York Festivals TV and Film Awards.

Other panelists TBA

Friday, April 8, 2022 5:00pm
Prairie Lights Books
15 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
View on Event Calendar
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Kathleen Johnson in advance at 319-337-2681 or info@prairielights.com.