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Published by the Stanley Museum of Art. Distributed by University of Iowa Press.

In a Time of Witness is a publication highlighting the University of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art's celebrated collection. Beyond a traditional exhibition catalog, this groundbreaking book pairs stunning imagery from the Stanley collection with original literary response to showcase an innovative vision for art interpretation. The literary responses are written by an impressive array of award-winning poets, translators and bestselling authors, including multiple Pulitzer Prize winners, U.S. Poets Laureate and national medal recipients, all of whom are alumni of the University of Iowa's prestigious literary programs.

Tameka Cage Conley

Lan Samantha Chang

Esther Dischereit

Rita Dove

Anaïs Duplan

Efe Duyan

Danielle Evans

V. V. Ganeshananthan

Cory K. Gundlach

Joy Harjo

Adam Haslett

Juan Felipe Herrera

Sterling HolyWhiteMountain

A. M. Homes

Tàde Ipàdeolá

Jamil Jan Kochai

Lauren Lessing

Mark Levine

Yiyun Li

Carmen Maria Machado

Shane McCrae

Minae Mizumura

Derek (DK) Nnuro

Pola Oloixarac

Romeo Oriogun

D. A. Powell

Srikanth Reddy

Marilynne Robinson

Margaret Ross

Diana Tuite

De’Shawn Charles Winslow

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Publication Details

Publication Date
240 pages
Trim size
10 x 12 inches
129 color images