Poet and translator Natalie HANDAL (IWP Reading Tour '11) in Guernica on translating the rising star of Palestinian literature Najwan Darwish (IWP '10).
The literary section of the excellent Caravan magazine, edited by Chandrahas CHOUDHURY (IWP '10), alerts us to a bilingual collection of poetry by Nikola MADZIROV (IWP '08).
Gerður KRISTNÝ (IWP '14) discusses her upcoming residency in The Reykjavík Grapevine Magazine.
A thoughtful piece in LARB on cultural gaps between US and Denmark--weapons culture in particular--by Mathilde CLARK (IWP 06).
The long list for the International Dylan Thomas Prize includes Reading Tour alums Daniel ALARCON and Joshua FERRIS as well as Kei MILLER (IWP '07) and Meena KANDASAMY (IWP '09).
Niq MHLONGO's (IWP '08) "Goliwood Drama" is listed as a best short story of South Africa’s democracy.
An essay by Bina SHAH (IWP '11) is featured in the International New York Times.
Susannah SHIVE, IWP distance learning coordinator, discusses how a MOOC is created in an interview with CourseTalk.
Rodrigo Garcia LOPES' (IWP '12) first novel, The Troubadour, is now available in Brazil.
Taleb AL REFAI (IWP '12) is featured in the July issue of the Words Without Borders magazine.
The Israeli novelist Galit CARLIBACH (IWP '16) has just published the comic novella It's Me, Iowa !, set in a world suspiciously resembling the IWP...
Alumni Mahsa MOHEBALI (IWP '13) and Vivek SHANBAGH (IWP '16) will have new work translated from the Persian and the Kannada, respectively, thanks to the 2018 PEN/Heim Translation Fund grants.
The 2018 iteration of the distinguished Thomas Mann Preis goes to the Romanian novelist Mircea Cartarescu (IWP'90).
Sebastian BARRY (IWP '84), the recent, repeat, winner of the Costa and the Walter Scott awards, will for the next three years be Ireland's Fiction Laureate.
Clouds, the long-awaited second novel of Chandrahas CHOUDHURY (IWP '10) is now out from Simon & Schuster India.