Fall Residency 2014 group photo

Catch the 2014 Fall Residents at an event near you.

How Writers Write Fiction

Six weeks of discussions and workshops online. Free and open to all. Enroll now by visiting the Writing University.

Between the Lines Tumblr

See what our young writers accomplished this summer by visiting our Between the Lines Tumblr page. Between the Lines is a summer program that brings together young writers ages 16-19 from the U.S., Russia, and Arabic-speaking countries to develop their writing skills while engaging in cultural exchange. 

The IWP’s Distance Learning Creative Writing Program

As the IWP’s distance learning initiative, the DLCWP seeks to maintain a visible, ongoing, and active IWP presence in the world. Programs are ongoing all year long, deepening existing connections and welcoming new collaborators.

Who is your Rumi?

Nigol Bezjian’s lyrical documentary The Same Gate: a Poetic Exchange follows poets and scholars from Konya to Cappadocia as they explore the poetic legacy of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi.

Reading Abroad: American Writers on Tour

The aim of IWP Reading Tours is two-fold: to introduce American writers to new and distinct literary-cultural landscapes, and to create opportunities for contact and collaboration.

IWP-related ICBF Panels

Did you miss the 2014 Fall Residents at the Iowa City Book Festival? Read their panel presentations here.

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Meet our writers

The International Writing Program at the University of Iowa is a unique residency program that brings together the writers of the world... more

On the Map

Interviews with 15 writers from the 2013 IWP fall residency... more

Seeds of Culture: Iowa City blogged by a friendly visitor

A blog by poet Andra Rotaru (IWP '14), this year's Community Engagement Fellow.

Publishing GalleryThe IWP Publishing Gallery hosts collections of new work curated by our colleagues worldwide.91st MeridianThe program's online...
WhitmanWeb: a multilingual gallery
A gallery featuring Walt Whitman’s emblematic poem “Song of Myself," accompanied by commentaries and live readings, in English, Arabic, Chinese...
Iowa City: A UNESCO City of Literature
The City of Literature works to advance its mission of celebrating and supporting literature on a local, regional, national, and international...
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