Poets Wells, Short to read from their work March 5

What: Poets Jonathan Wells and Spencer Short will read from their work

When: 7 p.m., Monday, March 5

Where: Prairie Lights Books, downtown Iowa City

Admission: Free

A word about Wells: Wells was the director of Rolling Stone Press, the book publishing division of Rolling Stone magazine. He is a widely published poet and the author of Train Dance, his first full-length collection of poetry.

And a brief bio on Short: Short is a graduate of The Iowa Writers’ Workshop and The University of Chicago Law School. His first collection of poems, Tremolo, was a National Poetry Series winner, selected by Billy Collins.

More upcoming readings in Iowa City:

  • Barbara Babcock, 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, Prairie Lights
  • Amelia Gray, 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, Prairie Lights
  • Joe Blair, 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 7, Prairie Lights
  • Amy Quan Barry, 7 p.m., Friday, March 9, Prairie Lights

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