Billy Karanja KAHORA (IWP '10, Kenya), shortlisted for the 2014 Caine Prize for African Writing.
The distinguished Romanian poet and translator Nina CASSIAN (IWP '86) died in New York, where she had sought political asylum in 1985.
A new Iowa Literaria just out, with an Iowa City dossier featuring South Cone alums Martin REJTMAN ('00), Giovanna RIVERO ('04), Fedosy SANTAELLA ('09),Gonzalo GARCES ('10), Luis BRAVO ('10) and Maria CRISTOFF ('11).
We note with sadness the passing of playwright, scholar, novelist and activist Pat Amadu MADDY (Sierra Leone; IWP '92).
Milagros SOCORRO (IWP '12) in Words Without Borders: Writing from Venezuela.