Once again, the Iowa Center for the Book,the Iowa Library Association, and this year, the Iowa
City UNESCO City of Literature along with the Coralville and Iowa City
Public Libraries are partnering to bring together another amazing array
of Iowa authors. “The Write Stuff: Iowa Author Fair 2010” will feature some 50 authors who are
living and writing in Iowa and who have published a recent book of
general interest. The fair will be on Wednesday evening, October 13
from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM in the meeting rooms of the Coralville Public
Library. It is free and open to the general
public. Barnes & Noble of Coralville will sell copies of
participating authors’ works on site that evening. Last year’s Iowa
Author Fair held at the Des Moines Public Library drew nearly 500
people. Don’t miss this opportunity to spend some time visiting with
your favorite authors, discover new writers, purchase books and have
The Iowa Center for the Book is a State Library of Iowa program and an affiliate of the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress. Its mission is to stimulate public interest in books, reading, literacy, and libraries. The Iowa Library Association and its 1,400 members work for quality library services for all Iowans. The Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature was established to promote books and reading and celebrate Iowa City’s designation as an international creative city.
Some of the 50 authors attending this year are Carol Bodensteiner, Larry Baker, Janet Choplick, Chandrahas Choudhury, Patrick Irelan, John Langhorne, Leigh Michaels, Husan Naqvi, Mary Helen Stefaniac, Mary Swander, and Bart Yates.