Department of Languages and Literatures

Two Events Celebrating the Wapsipinicon Almanac

Timothy FayThis year's 25th issue will be the final installment of the Wapsipinicon Almanac, a beloved yearly anthology of essays, literature and reviews published in Anamosa, Iowa by Timothy Fay. The Wapsipinicon Almanac, printed using traditional letterpress technology, had been presented and reflected on midwestern experience since 1988. Help celebrate the Wapsipinicon Almanac by attending two special event commemorating both the final issue of the magazine and its entire run.




Thursday, Feb. 28 @ 7 p.m.

Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Timothy Fay

Hearst Center for the Arts

Cedar Falls, Iowa

Join Timothy Fay and guest contributors to the Wapsipinicon Almanac for a reading from selections from the current issue. As always, the FTRS featured reading is preceded by an open mic will local writers can share their best five minutes of original creative writing


Wapsipinicon Almanac Issue 25Friday, March 1 @ 11 a.m.

A Celebration of 25 issues of the Wapsipinicon Almanac

UNI Rod Library Special Collections and University Archives (Rod 341)

Cedar Falls, Iowa

This special event commemorates the donation of papers related to the Wapsipinicon Almanac to UNI’s Special Collection. Timothy Fay will be joined by Jim O’Loughlin and Brian Pals for a  look back on the history of the Wapsipinicon Almanac since the magazine launched in 1988 and an explanation of letterpress printing technology.  

All events are free and open to the public.  Sponsors include Final Thursday Press, the Hearst Center for the Arts, the UNI College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences, the UNI Department of Languages & Literatures and the UNI Rod Library Special Collections and University Archives.




This program is supported by Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The views and opinions expressed by this program do not necessarily reflect those of Humanities Iowa or the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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