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Release: June 9, 2009

Book vendor registration opens for the Iowa City Book Festival

The Iowa City Book Festival will begin to accept applications for book vendors at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 10. Interested parties should register online at:

The inaugural Iowa City Book Festival will be held Saturday, July 18, in Gibson Square outside the UI Main Library's south entrance. Presented by the University of Iowa Libraries and the University of Iowa Press, the festival will feature a mix of local and regional booksellers with new and used books for sale, a music stage, children's activities, food vendors, book arts demonstrations, readings and panel discussions.

More information and updates about the Festival can be found at:

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Arts Center Relations, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 351, Iowa City, IA 52242-2500

MEDIA CONTACTS: Allison Thomas, University of Iowa Press, 319-335-2015; Kristi Bontrager, University of Iowa Libraries, 319-335-5960; Winston Barclay, 319-384-0073,