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Writers Resist

  • Englert Theatre 221 East Washington Street Iowa City, IA, 52240 United States (map)

When: January 15th, 2:00-4:00pm

Where: The Englert Theatre, 221 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240

Cost: Free and open to the public.


What began with an idea on social media by a writer in Florida has spread across the nation to Iowa. Writers from the Iowa City area will take part in the international Writers Resist movement being held on the Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. to take part in a “re- inauguration” of our shared commitment to the spirit of compassion, equality, free speech, and the fundamental ideals of democracy.

Readings by: Mary Swander, Chris Merrill, Iris Dement, Jeff Biggers, Lisa Schelsinger, Kembrew Mcleod and many more.

Hosted by Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature and the Iowa Writer's House. Supported by Little Village, Chris Merrill, and the Englert Theatre.

Earlier Event: January 11
Cedar Room Write-In
Later Event: January 17
Rainbow Room Write-In