Venue: White Rabbit
Date: Saturday, April 4
Doors: 5:00 p.m.
* The Iowa Review/UIowa Press @ Discerning Eye
* Iowa Youth Writing Project @ Beadology
* Subtitulados @ Yacht Club
* Iowa Writers' House/Nomadic Press @ White Rabbit
Admission: FREE and open to the public
The Iowa Writers’ House is a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding the writing community in Iowa City by providing programming, workshops, and a welcoming community to use and enjoy by writers from all walks of life.
Nomadic Press is a non-profit organization that supports the works of emerging and established writers and artists, through publications (including translations) and performances, by which it aims to build community among artists across disciplines.
Ecuadorian-American writer. Salma Salama is an Iowa Writers’ House 2020 Bicultural Writing Fellow to be published in We the Interwoven Volume Three. She was born in Sudan and currently lives in Iowa City, Iowa. Salma works as a caretaker at Reach for Potential. She is a mother of one and a grandmother of three. Her work with BIWF will explore her life and journey to Iowa. Her goal is to educate her readers about Sudan and its history.
Danielle Krull is an Iowa Writers’ House 2020 Bicultural Writing Fellow to be published in We the Interwoven Volume Three. She was born and lived in CheChon, South Korea until she was adopted at the age of five. She currently lives in Wellsburg, Iowa. Danielle works in the hospitality industry and works as a freelance writer telling the stories of immigrant and refugee communities. Her work with the BIWF will explore her transracial identity as a KAD (Korean Adoptee) growing up in a rural community. Her goal for her work is to raise awareness on mental health for other adoptees who have same shared experiences of being uprooted and transracial. Through her work with BIWF, she hopes to bring attention to legislation that affects many Korean Adoptees H.R. 2731 or the Adoptee Citizenship Act of 2019 and the right to citizenship.
Eyad Said is an Iowa Writers’ House 2020 Bicultural Writing Fellow to be published in We the Interwoven Volume Three. He was born in Damascus, Syria and now lives with his family in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A husband and a father of two kids, he is an assistant professor of mathematics in Mount Mercy University. Eyad hopes that through the fellowship he will be able explore the wounds caused by the terrible tragedies that took place in his country. He wants to be able to tell more Syrian stories to the people of Iowa.
More Readers TBA. Check back for updates.