Venue: Riverside Theatre
Date: Friday, April 3
Doors: 6:00 p.m.
* NWP Showcase @ Prairie Lights
* Two Dollar Radio/Sarabande @ FilmScene
* Prompt Press/Rose Metal Press/Canarium @ RSVP
* Writers of Color Reading Series @ Riverside Theatre
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.
Jeff Boyd is an MFA candidate in Fiction Writing at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where he is at work on his first novel.
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 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.
Tiffany Marie Tucker is a third-year MFA candidate in the University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program. Before Iowa, Tiffany’s fashion blog, Fat Shopaholic, was featured in the New York Times. She has been the recipient of the University of Iowa’s MFA Summer Fellowship and the Diversity Fellowship to aid research for her collection of essays Hated on Mostly. Find her work in the Rumpus and the Seventh Wave.
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.