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Imagine Other Worlds with Authors (I.O.W.A)

Writers' Rooms Conference

2019-09-07 10:00:00 2019-09-07 16:30:00 America/Chicago Imagine Other Worlds with Authors (I.O.W.A) Downtown Library

Saturday, September 07
10:00am - 4:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-09-07 10:00:00 2019-09-07 16:30:00 America/Chicago Imagine Other Worlds with Authors (I.O.W.A) A multi-genre, multi-author two-day event featuring over 20 local authors. Meet the authors through literary panels, readings, signings and more. Downtown Library

A multi-genre, multi-author two-day event featuring over 20 local authors. Meet the authors through literary panels, readings, signings and more.

Saturday, September 7

10 am-5 pm: Author Signing (Beems A and B)

10 am-5 pm: The Writers’ Rooms Writing Prompts and Social (Conference Room)

 

Panels (Whipple Auditorium)

10 am: Indie Author Publishing

            Speakers: JoJo Bartlett, Mary Bleckwehl, Jenn Thompson, and Tricia Andersen

10:30am: Balancing Work and Creative Lives

            Speakers: Sarah Elgatian, Shakyra Dunn, and Eliza David

 

Author Readings (Unconference Room)

11 am- Kristine Plum

11:20 am- Tricia Andersen

11:40 am- Dennis Maulsby

 

BREAK 12PM-1PM

 

Author Speed Dating (Greyhound Cafe)

1 pm- Romance

            Authors: Eliza David, Joanne Salemink, and Tricia Andersen

1:20 pm- Wild Card

            Authors: Cassandra DenHartog, JoJo Bartlett, and Randy Roeder

1:40 pm- YA/Sci-fi/Fantasy

            Authors: E.M. Thompson, Mary Bleckwehl, and Teresa Holmgren

2 pm- Wild Card

            Authors: Sarah Elgatian, Kristine Plum, and Anthony Mielke

 

Panel (Whipple Auditorium)

2:30 pm- The Writer Parent

            Authors: Joanne Salemink, Tricia Andersen, Leslie Kung, and Eliza David

 

Author Readings (Unconference Room)

3 pm- Jenn Thompson

3:20 pm- M.L. Williams

3:40 pm- Teresa Holmgren

 

Panel (Whipple Auditorium)

4 pm- Children Make-Believe to Adult Work: The Creative Process

            Authors: Kristine Plum, Beth Hudson, and Tricia Andersen

 

AGE GROUP: | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Read | Make | Listen | Learn | Connect |

TAGS: | |

Downtown Library

Phone: 319.261.READ

Hours
Mon, Nov 11 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Nov 12 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Nov 13 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Nov 14 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Nov 15 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Nov 16 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Nov 17 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

The Downtown Library is located at 450 5th Avenue SE, in the heart of Downtown Cedar Rapids. It is a 94,000 square foot building with a variety of civic spaces and a vibrant collection of library materials. Special features of this location are the Whipple Auditorium, a 200 seat auditorium overlooking Greene Square; and the LivingLearning Roof, a green roof with public seating and space to hold special events. Greyhound Café is located in the Downtown Library, providing a full service coffee shop for visitors, as well as catering for meetings and special events.

Upcoming events

Mon, Nov 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Program Room

Tue, Nov 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Tue, Nov 12, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom
This event is full

Canceled
Tue, Nov 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Wed, Nov 13, 9:30am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Wed, Nov 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Beems Auditorium B

Wed, Nov 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Technology Classroom

Wed, Nov 13, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Beems Auditorium A

Wed, Nov 13, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Conference Room

Thu, Nov 14, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom

Thu, Nov 14, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Technology Classroom

Canceled
Thu, Nov 14, 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Thu, Nov 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Technology Classroom

Fri, Nov 15, 9:30am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Fri, Nov 15, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Whipple Auditorium

Fri, Nov 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Beems Auditorium B

Sat, Nov 16, 10:00am - 11:30am
Children's Program Room

Sun, Nov 17, 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Sun, Nov 17, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Beems Auditorium A

Mon, Nov 18, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Technology Classroom

Tue, Nov 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Tue, Nov 19, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Classroom

Tue, Nov 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Technology Classroom

Tue, Nov 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Beems Auditorium A

Tue, Nov 19, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Whipple Auditorium

Wed, Nov 20, 9:30am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Wed, Nov 20, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Conference Room

Wed, Nov 20, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Beems Auditorium A

Wed, Nov 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Beems Auditorium B

Thu, Nov 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Beems Auditorium B

Thu, Nov 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Beems Auditorium B

Fri, Nov 22, 9:30am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Mon, Nov 25, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Conference Room

Mon, Nov 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Program Room

Tue, Nov 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Unconference Room
This event is full

Wed, Nov 27, 9:30am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Wed, Nov 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Beems Auditorium A

Wed, Nov 27, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Beems Auditorium A

Wed, Nov 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Beems Auditorium B

Thu, Nov 28, All day

Fri, Nov 29, All day

Canceled
Fri, Nov 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Sun, Dec 01, 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Sun, Dec 01, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Beems Auditorium A

Mon, Dec 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Beems Auditorium A/B

Mon, Dec 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Program Room

Tue, Dec 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Unconference Room

Tue, Dec 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Tue, Dec 03, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Technology Classroom

Tue, Dec 03, 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Whipple Auditorium

Tue, Dec 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Technology Classroom

Tue, Dec 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Commons

Wed, Dec 04, 9:30am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Wed, Dec 04, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Beems Auditorium A

Wed, Dec 04, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whipple Auditorium

Thu, Dec 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Beems Auditorium B

Thu, Dec 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Beems Auditorium A

Thu, Dec 05, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Conference Room

Fri, Dec 06, 9:00am - 10:00am
Commons

Fri, Dec 06, 9:30am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Fri, Dec 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Beems Auditorium B

Sat, Dec 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Commons

Tue, Dec 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Tue, Dec 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Technology Classroom

Tue, Dec 10, 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Beems Auditorium A

Tue, Dec 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Beems Auditorium B
Registration opens Saturday, November 16 2019 at 9:00am

Wed, Dec 11, 9:30am - 10:30am
Children's Program Room

Wed, Dec 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Technology Classroom

Wed, Dec 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Technology Classroom

Wed, Dec 11, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Beems Auditorium A

Wed, Dec 11, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Conference Room