Fostering community through the literary arts
Sat, Apr 01|
Care & Spark
Share stories, connect, and take inspiration from successful creator-caretakers in Iowa City and surrounding areas.
Time & Location
Apr 01, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Iowa City, 1019 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240, USA
About the event
Care and Spark is a space for artists who are parents. These free events will be held by a different parent-artist each month. Parents pursuing all kinds of artistic practices are welcome. Join us for a group activity designed by the presenting artist, snacks and some unstructured social time. Care and Spark is a space to share stories, connect, and take inspiration from successful creator-caretakers in Iowa City and surrounding areas.
Our second event will be led by Jennifer Colville. Jennifer Colville is the director of PorchLight, a community literary salon in Iowa City, and is the founder of Prompt Press, a project connecting visual artists, book artists and writers. She speaks and leads creative writing workshops on “The Inventive Feminist Voice,” and the intersection of writing and visual art. Elegies for Uncanny Girls, a collection of short stories, was published in 2017 by Indiana University Press. Jennifer is a 2023 Iowa Artist Fellow.