April 7

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7th Annual Lit Crawl

  5 to 8 p.m.
  Various Venues

Lit Crawl

Downtown Iowa City

Friday, April 7 – 5 to 8 p.m.

FREE admission


Writers and publishers from across the country invade downtown Iowa City businesses for three hours of literary mayhem. 55+ authors will represent over 18 publishers and literary organizations, as well as MFA candidates from the University of Iowa, student writing from the Iowa Youth Writing Project (IYWP), and more.

Round One (5 p.m.)

Fairgrounds (345 S. Dubuque St.): Subtitulados // MAKE: A Literary Magazine
Forbidden Planet (111 S. Dubuque St.):
Curbside Splendor // featherproof press
White Rabbit (112 S. Linn St.): Rescue Press // The Iowa Review
Dublin Underground (5 S. Dubuque St.): Organic Weapon Arts // Horsethief Books

Round Two (6 p.m.)

Yacht Club (13 S. Linn St.): Lambda Literary
Beadology (220 E. Washington St.): IYWP // Young Chicago Authors
HABA Salon (212 E. Market St.): Dorothy, A Publishing Project // Soft Skull

Round Three (7 p.m.)

Dave’s Fox Head Tavern (402 E. Market St.): Forklift, Ohio // H_NGM_N // Black Ocean
Motley Cow Café (160 N. Linn St.): Civil Coping Mechanisms // Dzanc Books