Sun, Jan 15|
The Free Generative Writing Workshop with Darius Stewart
The Free Generative Writing Workshop provides a space for career writers, curious beginners, writers of all income levels and stages of life.
Time & Location
Jan 15, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Iowa City, 1019 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240, USA
About the event
The Free Generative Writing Workshop provides a space for career writers, curious beginners, writers of all income levels and stages of life. Our goal is to make it easy to meet and learn from some of the most talented writer/teachers living in or passing through Iowa City.
Sponsored by Iowa City Poetry and PorchLight Literary Arts Center
Online and in person. Join us at PorchLight Literary Arts Center or zoom in to the event. For a zoom link email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Darius Stewart is recently the author of a book-length collection of poems, Intimacies in Borrowed Light, from EastOver Press, as well as the chapbooks The Ghost the Night Becomes, 2013 winner of the Gertrude Press Poetry Chapbook Competition, and two titles selected for Main Street Rag's Editor's Choice Chapbook Series: Sotto Voce (2008) and The Terribly Beautiful (2006). His lyric memoir, Be Not Afraid of My Body, is forthcoming from Belt Publishing in fall 2023. Darius's poetry and creative nonfiction have appeared in Arkansas International, The Brooklyn Review, Callaloo, Cimarron Review, Fourth Genre, Salamander, Verse Daily, and others. He received an MFA in poetry from the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin and an MFA in nonfiction from the University of Iowa. In 2021, the East Tennessee Writers Hall of Fame honored him with their inaugural Emerging Writer Award. He is currently a Lulu Johnson Doctoral Fellow in English at the University of Iowa.