University of Iowa

The Iowa City Book Festival 2012 Line-up

Mystery writer Ridley Pearson, science writer Carl Zimmer, and novelist Laura Moriarty are among a rich lineup of writers who will take part in the Iowa City Book Festival (ICBF) this summer, the University of Iowa Libraries announced today.

The ICBF is a three-day celebration of books, reading, and writing presented by UI Libraries Friday, July 13 through Sunday, July 15. The book festival will begin on Friday with a Literary Carnival at the Hotel Vetro. Saturday is festival day on the UI Pentacrest and Capitol Street with booksellers, music, children’s activities, book arts demonstrations and readings and panel discussions. Sunday will be “A Day in the City of Literature.” Local businesses of all kinds throughout Iowa City will participate with readings and special activities all day.

Find more information on the line-up and a festival schedule at the Iowa City Book Festival website.