Calendar

The Nonfiction Writing Program

FALL 2021 CALENDAR

Week 1: August 23-28            

ACADEMIC

Monday, Aug 23: First Day of Classes

                   

Week 2: August 30-September 4

ACADEMIC/COMMUNITY

Monday, Aug 30, 7PM in EPB 304 (NEW LOCATION!): Mandatory NWP Program Meeting

 

Week 3: September 6-11

REST

Monday, Sept 6: Labor Day

 

Week 4: September 13-18

READING

Tuesday, Sept 14, 7PM, Prairie Lights Books Virtual: Rachel Greenwald Smith and Lisa Wells Reading and Conversation

 

Week 5: September 20-25

OUTREACH

Monday, Sept 20, 11AM: Master Class on Master Classes with Bonnie Sunstein (via Zoom)

OUTREACH

Friday, Sept 24, 3PM: Deadline for Outreach Master Class Proposals to Corey

 

Week 6: September 27-October 2

AWARD

Friday, Oct 1, 3PM: Deadline for Englert Nonfiction Fellowship Proposals to Corey

READING

Friday, Oct 1, 7PM, Prairie Lights Books Virtual: NWP Founder Carl Klaus Reading,The Ninth Decade: An Octogenerian's Chronicle

 

Week 7: October 4-9

READING

Tuesday, Oct 5, 7PM, Prairie Lights Books Virtual: Wyatt Williams and Cathryn Klusmeier - Springer Mountain Release and Conversation

ACADEMIC/COMMUNITY

Thursday, Oct 7, 3:30-4:45PM, Gerber Lounge (EPB 304): Balancing Teaching and Creative Practice - A Discussion with Professors Febos, Kelly, Vezemnieks, and Minor

READING

Thursday, Oct 7, 7PM, Prairie Lights Books Virtual: NWP alum Colleen Kinder - Letter to a Stranger Author Readings -- POSTPONED UNTIL SPRING

       

Week 8: October 11-16

READING/COMMUNITY

Sat, Oct 16, 4:30-6:30pm: SLIMEFEST, an Outdoor Publication Party Celebrating Slim Confessions by Sarah Minor

Week 9: October 18-23

READING/COMMUNITY

Mon-Sun, Oct 18-24, Iowa City: Iowa City Book Festival with various visiting writers

 

Week 10: October 25-30

CONVERSATION

Tuesday, Oct 26, 7pm, via ZOOM: Editors Callie Garnett and Jean Garnett in Conversation with Melissa Febos

OUTREACH

Saturday, Oct 30, times tbd, via ZOOM: NWP Outreach Master Classes

 

Week 11: November 1-6

READING

Tuesday, Nov 2, 7PM, Prairie Lights Books Virtual: NWP Alum Amy Butcher Reading, followed by conversation with NWP professor Melissa Febos

 

Week 12: November 8-13

ACADEMIC

Monday, Nov 8: Early Registration for Spring 2022 begins

 

Week 13: November 15-20

COMMUNITY

Tuesday, Nov 16, time tbd: NWP Town Hall (via ZOOM)

AWARD

Friday, Nov 19, 3pm: Submissions for Magdalena Award due to Corey

 

Week 14: November 22-27

REST

Thanksgiving Week

 

Week 15: November 29-December 4

READING/COMMUNITY

Tuesday, Nov 30, 7PM, Krause Essay Prize Ceremony (via ZOOM)

 

Week 16: December 6-11

ACADEMIC

Friday, Dec 10: Close of classes

SOCIAL

Friday, Dec 10, 7PM, Bonnie Sunstein's home: Annual Non-Denominational Holiday Party

 

Week 17: December 13-18

ACADEMIC

Final exam week for the university