Live From Prairie Lights: 'december' Magazine Release Event

december literary and arts magazine will celebrate the release of its newest issue with readings by current and former University of Iowa faculty and Writers’ Workshop graduates Marvin Bell, Christopher Merrill, David Hamilton, and Karen Holman. december is an iconic literary and arts magazine founded in Iowa City in 1958 and revived in 2013 after a 32-year hiatus. This event will celebrate its legendary roots in Iowa City. In its first incarnation, december introduced Raymond Carver to the literary world with his first-ever published story and launched the careers of countless other writers, including Joyce Carol Oates, Marge Piercy, Philip Levine, Rita Mae Brown, and Donald Hall, all of whom published their first or very early work in december. december continues to publish exceptional, thought-provoking poetry, prose, and art, championing the work of unheralded writers and artists, and celebrating fresh work from seasoned voices. A reception will follow in the Prairie Lights Cafe. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Jan Weissmiller in advance at
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Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 2:00pm
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Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 2:00pm


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