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Student writing selections to be announced in February

Nearly 800 students from throughout the Iowa City-Cedar Rapids Corridor submitted writing to this year’s One Book Two Book festival. Those submissions are in the hands of our partners at ACT, where judges will evaluate each piece of writing. Judges will select a number of students for recognition: –One student from each Iowa City elementary […]

Gene Luen Yang will keynote the 2017 festival

Gene Luen Yang will keynote the 2017 One Book Two Book Children’s Literature Festival. Yang was recently selected as a MacArthur Fellow. What follows is his biography from that site: Yang is a graphic novelist and cartoonist whose work for young adults demonstrates the potential of comics to broaden our understanding of diverse cultures and […]