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Margaret Reges

Posted on May 1, 2017 in Uncategorized

Margaret Reges is from Michigan. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, her honors include a 2015 “Discovery”/Boston Review prize, the 2012 Page Davidson Clayton Prize for Emerging Poets from the Michigan Quarterly Review, and fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA, the MacDowell Colony, and the Vermont Studio Center. Her poems have appeared in The Boston Review, The Iowa Review, jubilat, B O D Y, Michigan Quarterly Review, New Orleans Review, and...

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Liz Weiss

Posted on May 1, 2017 in Uncategorized

Liz Weiss earned an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she was a Truman Capote Fellow. Before pursuing writing full-time, she spent five years working in the Investor Relations department of the D. E. Shaw group, a global investment management firm based in Manhattan. She has taught writing at the University of Iowa and is working on her first novel. Her non-fiction has been published on the New Yorker web...

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Riley Johnson

Posted on Aug 30, 2016 in Uncategorized

Riley Johnson was born and raised in Montana. Whether he knows it or not, all his fiction is set there, which can be confusing sometimes. For example, the lilacs in his stories bloom in June, regardless of latitude. He spent much of his childhood alone in the attic of a Victorian house. He has been writing stories since he was five or six years old, and has never really considered doing anything else with his life, except maybe writing poetry, or writing nonfiction. In a better world, he might have been a beekeeper. He graduated from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in 2014. He has taught fiction writing to undergraduates at the University of Iowa and to high school students at the Iowa Young Writers’ Studio. He used to enjoy reading books in his spare time, but now feels obliged to read books, and consequently has no spare time. Fortunately, he still enjoys reading books. Riley lives in Iowa City,...

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teacher statement of support guidelines

Posted on Aug 15, 2016 in Uncategorized

teacher statement of support guidelines

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parental permission form

Posted on Aug 15, 2016 in Uncategorized

parental permission form

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A Cohesive Structure of Paragraphs

Posted on Sep 9, 2015 in Blog entry, Testimonials, Uncategorized

“I’m listening to Vanessa Carlton, drinking watery orange juice on an airplane from Cedar Rapids to Minneapolis to New York, from home to somewhere that doesn’t quite fit me anymore.”

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