On The Fly

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Humanities Iowa and City of Literature

Humanities Iowa has created a council conducted program in partnership with the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature, titled "On the Fly". The program features interviews with great American writers connected to Iowa.

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On the Fly: Writers on Writing (Preview)

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On the Fly: Bo Caldwell

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On the Fly: Antonya Nelson

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On the Fly: Eduardo Halfon

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On the Fly: Horacio Castellanos Moya

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On the Fly: Margaret Hawkins

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On the Fly: Mona Simpson

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On the Fly: Matt Hart and Nate Pritts

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On the Fly: James Tate

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On the Fly: Marvin Bell

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On the Fly: Jane Smiley

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On the Fly: Tom Grimes

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On the Fly: Jacki Lyden

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On the Fly: David Shields

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On the Fly: Mary Morris

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On the Fly: Alison Bechdel

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On the Fly: Bob Shacochis

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On the Fly: Leila Philip

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On the Fly: Bruce Hopkins

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On the Fly: Charles Bernstein

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On the Fly: David Lau

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On the Fly: Nathan Englander

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On the Fly: Simon Von Booy

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On the Fly: Tom Franklin

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On the Fly: Harley McIlrath

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On the Fly: Mary Swander

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On the Fly: Stuart Dybek

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On the Fly: Cole Swenson

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On the Fly: Kevin Brockmeier

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On the Fly: Yann Martel

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On the Fly: Rick Bass

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On the Fly: Margo Jefferson

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On the Fly: Robert Pinsky

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On the Fly: Ann Packer

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On the Fly: Robin Hemley

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On the Fly: Christopher Merrill

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On the Fly: Melissa Delbridge

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On the Fly: Joseph O'Connor

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On the Fly: Alan Gerganus

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On the Fly: Benjamin Hale

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On the Fly: Chang-rae Lee

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On the Fly: Paul Harding

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On the Fly: Aliki Barnstone

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On the Fly: Jennifer Fawcett

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On the Fly: Laura Caldwell

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On the Fly: Connie Mutel

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On the Fly: Writers on Writing: Home Grown, A Video Interview with Three Local Authorsl

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On the Fly: Tom Simmons

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On the Fly: James Galvin

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On the Fly: Roberto Ampuero

On the Fly: Roberto Ampuero

 

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On the Fly: Kathryn Erskine

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In 2008, Iowa City became the third city in the world to receive the title of "City of Literature", from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) following Edinburgh, Scotland and Melbourne, Australia, the first and second cities respectively. The events can be found by viewing the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature's calendar.

Iowa City, named the third City of Literature in the world

UNESCO City of Literature Iowa City

Visit the Iowa City UNESCO page or the UNESCO page.