S. DIWAKAR's (IWP '02) Hundreds of Streets to the Palace of Lights: Short Stories is now available
"Literature: Better Than Politics at Fostering Cultural Understanding" via Iowa Public Radio.
Three IWP alumni are among the five recipients of the 2015 Mao Dun Prize, China's most prestigious literary award: Wang Meng (IWP '80), Su Tong (IWP '01) and Bi Feiyu (IWP '06).
Over at Guernica Amanda Lee KOE (IWP '13) assesses the foundations, and prospects of her native Singapore @50.
Two poems by Natasha TINIACOS (IWP '14), translated from the Spanish by Kelsi Vanada, appear in the most recent issue of Berfrois.
Yvonne Owour ADHIAMBO's (IWP '05) Dust has been shortlisted for the Financial Times/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards.
Jeremy TIANG (IWP '11) received a NEA grant for translation of fellow alum LO Yichin (IWP '07). Another NEA grant goes to UI colleague Aron AJI. Congratulations.
Oonya KEMPADOO (IWP '11) talks to the Caribbean Review of Books about rendering Caribbean speech in prose, writing Port of Spain as a literary character, and tackling the complexity of contemporary Caribbean life in fiction.
The Guardian on Etgar KERET's (IWP '01) new collection of essays, The Seven Good Years.
In a recent opinion piece for the New York Times, Etgar KERET (IWP '01) writes on the idea of justice in modern Israel.