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Freedom to Express

Freedom to Express, produced by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, highlights work done during the 2015 Fall Residency.

Whitman Civil War

In Whitman Civil War—the latest incarnation of the WhitmanWeb—war is the subject, but peace and reconciliation are the themes we will explore week by week.

Writing Lives

Choose your own adventure as an International Writing Program Fall Resident! Learn more about Karen Villeda's (IWP '15) outreach project on the Shambaugh House blog.

Explore the International Writing Program's Media Gallery

The IWP Media Gallery gathers and makes searchable audiovisual records of the nearly five decades of IWP’s programming. Scores of readings, performances, panel presentations, interviews, documentaries of the program’s reading tours—both overseas and in the US—and on-line teaching materials can be located though the portal.

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.

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.

ICRU Student Researcher Highlight

Jeffrey Lauber is an undergraduate research assistant. Lauber's role is to research and apply methods to both reach and adapt to the International Writing Program's global audience. To read the full article about Lauber's work on making MOOCs accessible, visit the Iowa Center for Undergraduate Research.

  • Freedom to Express
  • Whitman Civil War
  • Writing Lives
  • Explore the International Writing Program's Media Gallery
  • Reading Abroad: American Writers on Tour
  • The IWP’s Distance Learning Creative Writing Program
  • ICRU Student Researcher Highlight

2016 Between the Lines

The application cycle for American students is now open

On the Map

Interviews with writers from the 2014 IWP fall residency... more

Interested in the 2016 Fall Residency?

Read about the nomination process and more on the Fall Residency FAQ page.

 Publishing GalleryThe IWP Publishing Gallery hosts work on the intersection between translation, creative writing, and language pedagogy,...
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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