September 1, 2016 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights

Join editor Harry Stecopoulos as he hosts a reading of prose and poetry from current and forthcoming issues of The Iowa Review. Iowa City-based writers Jennifer Colville, Amy Margolis, and Margaret Reges will read. A celebratory reception will conclude the evening.

Jennifer Colville is the founding editor of Prompt Press, a journal for visual art inspired by writing and writing inspired by visual art. She holds an M.F.A. from Syracuse University and a Ph.D. in English and Creative Writing from the University of Utah. Her work has appeared in DIAGRAM, The Mississippi Review, The Literary Review, and on the Huffington Post. She lives in Iowa City.

Amy Margolis received her M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Since 2001, she has directed the Iowa Summer Writing Festival at The University of Iowa. She lives in Iowa City.

Margaret Reges is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her honors include a 2015 “Discovery”/Boston Review prize, the 2012 Page Davidson Clayton Prize for Emerging Poets from the Michigan Quarterly Review, and fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA, the MacDowell Colony, and the Vermont Studio Center. Her poems have appeared in The Boston Review, The Iowa Review, jubilat, B O D Y , Michigan Quarterly Review, New Orleans Review, and elsewhere. She lives in Iowa City, and teaches at the University of Iowa.