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June 20, 2006

July 6 'Live From Prairie Lights' Features University Club Writers' Group

The University Club Writers' Group, the oldest private writing group in Iowa City, has produced an anthology, "Ruthlessly Kind." Several members of the group will read from their contributions at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 6, on the "Live from Prairie Lights" series on University of Iowa radio station WSUI, AM 910.

The broadcast, hosted by WSUI's Julie Englander, will originate in a free event in the Prairie Lights bookstore at 15 S. Dubuque St. in downtown Iowa City. Listen on the Internet at

The book's title, "Ruthlessly Kind," refers to the way members of the group treat each other's work.

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