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Remembering James Alan McPherson


  The Englert Theatre

Event Description

Box Office Hours

Tuesday - Friday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
(319) 688-2653

Ticketing: FREE and open to the public


The community gathers to remember James Alan McPherson, author and Professor Emeritus at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. There will be a service at Trinity Church (320 E. College St.) at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 6, 2016, followed by a luncheon in the parish hall.

At 7 p.m., the Englert will host a remembrance memorial with many friends, writers, former students and community members. Of course, all are welcome! The event will include readings and an open mic for the community to share our thoughts and memories of James.


Those reading or being read are:
ZZ Packer
Gish Jen
Samantha Chang
Yiyun Li
Adam Schwartz
Aviya Kushner
David Skorton
Allen Gee (reading DeWitt Henry)
Joseph Hurka
and more…

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