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Rita Dove’s Apartment on Van Buren St

Rita Dove’s Apartment on Van Buren St

ADDRESS
24 Van Buren St.
PLACE TYPE
Residences

This house on Van Buren St in the College Hill neighborhood of Iowa City was home to Rita Dove, during her time as a student in the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

Stories
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Rita Dove and Fred Viebahn, 2008

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August 2008: Rita and her husband, Fred Viebahn, stand in front of Rita’s old rented apartment at 24 N. Van Buren St. Rita met Fred while she was in the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and he was a fellow at the International Writing Program.

Fred Viebahn


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Rita Dove’s Apartment on Van Buren Street

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In this photograph, taken by Fred Viebahn, Rita stands in front of her apartment in September, 1976.

Photo by Fred Viebahn