Mission Creek Festival: LIT WALK: Writers of Color Reading Series

Lit Walk Writers of Color 2019
April 3, 2020 - 6:00pm
Riverside Theatre

*** This event has been canceled. ***

LIT WALK: Writers of Color Reading Series

Featuring Adia Victoria + Tasha
Sponsored by Little Village

Venue: Riverside Theatre

Date: Friday, April 3

Doors: 6:00 p.m.

Admission: FREE and open to the public


The Writers of Color Reading Series is a biannual event co-curated by The Englert Theatre and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop that features graduate student writers from all University of Iowa creative writing programs as well as featured guests.

Featured Writers

Jeff Boyd

Cindy Juyoung Ok

Cindy Juyoung Ok taught high school physics for many years at a public school in Los Angeles. She now attends the Iowa Writers’ Workshop on the Truman Capote Fellowship.

hurmat kazmi

hurmat kazmi is a fiction writer and playwright from Karachi, Pakistan.They are currently an MFA candidate in fiction at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. On days they feel most homesick, they are teeming with the desire to work on a collection of linked short stories set in Karachi. On other days, they don’t think about writing at all.

Jamila Osman

Marisa Celina Tirado

Marisa Celina Tirado is a Latinx poet at the Iowa Writers Workshop, originally from Chicago. She has received scholarships from The Kenyon Review, Eckerd College, and Leopardi. You can read her work is in the forthcoming Colorado Review.