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    In this piece about Iowa City for the Spanish-language edition of CondéNast Traveler, Alba Lara Granero (MFA in Spanish Creative Writing at UI) describes nicely the ins and out of a writer’s life in a UNESCO City of Literature, covering the iconic...
  • Samuel leads a high school class in Alaska, during is time at the Island Institute.
    The "On Going Home" series offers a glimpse of what returning home means for authors who have spent three months in the U.S. as part of the International Writing Program's Fall Residency. This installment comes to us from Samuel Kolawole:Samuel...
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    The International Writing Program at the University of Iowa will offer the #Flashwrite Teen Poetry MOOC, its first open online course designed exclusively for teenage students, from March 30-May 3, 2016. Students 13-19 years old are invited to write...
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    Narrative Witness: Indigenous Peoples, Australia-United States, a publication from the International Writing Program, is now available.The collection features work created during an online exchange that brought together 32 indigenous writers and...
  • Laura Wang
    By Laura Wang, a current student at the University of Iowa, originally published on laurayingwang.wordpress.comLaura WangThe Shambaugh House in Iowa City is home to the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program. It was...
  • Participants from Palestine, Egypt, and the U.S. hang out at Shambaugh House.
    By Alyssa Cokinis, Between the Lines ICRU FellowBetween the Lines: Peace and the Writing Experience (BTL) is the International Writing Program’s creative writing and cultural exchange program for teenage writers between the ages of 16 and 19. This...

Andra Rotaru's Photo-Letter Pairing Project

“Photo-letter pairing” is a project from Andra Rotaru (IWP '14) in collaboration with Jared Krauss as part of the 2nd Annual Outreach and Engagement Fellowship, an additional IWP fellowship that is focused on cultivating public outreach and artistic collaborations. The project functions as a connection between the IWP Fall Residents, the local literary community, and the diverse citizenry of Iowa City.