Free Generative Writing Workshop for October: Laura Johnson

The Free Generative Writing Workshops provide a space for career writers, curious beginners, writers of all 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. Every month a new writer leads a generative workshop, presenting a prompt inspired by their own preoccupations, passions, or interests.

Co-sponsored by Iowa City Poetry and PorchLight Literary Arts Center.

This month's leader: Laura Johnson

Date: Sunday, October 15, 5:30-7 pm Central (3:30 P, 4:30 M, 6:30 E)

Platforms: You're invited to attend online or in person

  • To attend online, register HERE. After registering, the Zoom link will be automatically emailed to you
  • To attend in person, please join us at PorchLight Literary Arts Center, 1019 E. Washington, Iowa City. 

Laura Johnson holds an MFA from the University of New Orleans and is a graduate (BA, MA) of the University of Iowa. Laura’s poetry and prose has appeared in Goat’s Milk Magazine, Thimble Literary Magazine, Prompt Press, and Wild Roof Journal, among others. She is a 2019 Best of Net Nominee. Laura’s chapbook, Memento Vivere (Cabin Bear Books), is available at and wherever you buy books. A second poetry collection and a collection of short stories are forthcoming in 2024. 

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