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Writers' Night Out: Bluebird Diner

  • Bluebird Diner 330 East Market Street Iowa City, IA, 52245 United States (map)

Eat, drink, and meet other writers.

Specials & Place Card Roulette

Location: Bluebird Diner.  

Following dinner, please join us at the Englert Theatre and enjoy $13 discounted tickets to poet Andrea Gibson.  


“Andrea Gibson’s work is at once deeply haunting and profoundly inspiring. Her words cut so sharply and completely they cannot be shaken. To call her one of the best poets is a gross understatement. She is a rare artist who forever changes those who experience her poems.” — Carlos Andrés Gómez, author/actor

Andrea Gibson is not gentle with her truths. It is this raw fearlessness that has led her to the forefront of the spoken word movement — the first winner of the Women’s World Poetry Slam — Gibson has headlined prestigious performance venues coast to coast with powerful readings on war, class, gender, bullying, white privilege, sexuality, love, and spirituality.

Her work has been featured on the BBC, Air America, C-SPAN, Free Speech TV and in 2010 was read by a state representative in lieu of morning prayer at the Utah State Legislature. Now, on her fifth full-length album Flower Boy and her second book The Madness Vase, Gibson’s poems continue to be a rally cry for action and a welcome mat at the door of the heart’s most compassionate room.

Purchase tickets to Andrea Gibson at the Englert Theatre website using the promo code: WRITER.

Earlier Event: November 16
NaNoWriMo Write In
Later Event: November 23
NaNoWriMo Write In