Essayist and activist Krzysztof CZYZEWSKI (IWP Souk Ukaz '09) is among the recipients of the 2014 Dan David Prize for innovative and interdisciplinary research.
Khaled KHALIFA (IWP '07, Syria) shortlisted for the 2014 International Prize for Arabic Fiction.
Yvonne Owour ADHIAMBO's (IWP '05, Kenya) novel Dust on NPR.
Daniel WEISSBORT, the long-time director of UI's MFA in Translation, editor, translator and mensch, passed away in November of 2013. His legacy at the IWP endures.
Lyonel TROUILLOT (IWP '94, Haiti) wins le Prix Carbet de la Caraïbe et du Tout-Monde!
Bina SHAH (IWP '11, Pakistan) editorializes about romance, love and God in Pakistan.
Oscar RANZO (IWP '13, Uganda), in dialogue with Taban LoLIYONG (IWP '88, Sudan), on how to make Ugandan literature bloom.
Khaled KHALIFA (IWP '07, Syria) wins Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature!
A new WWB interview with IWP friend and colleague Aron AJI, on translating from the Turkish.
Poet Zeyar LYNN (IWP '13, Burma) and English poet and translator James Byrne speak with Ilya Kaminsky about poetry from Burma in this Poetry Foundation podcast.
The Atlas of Lost Beliefs, the 8th poetry volume of Ranjit HOSKOTE (IWP ‘ 95), a distinguished poet, essayist, translator, scholar, and curator based in Mumbai, has just come out from Arc Publications (UK).
In the Summer 2020 issue of World Literature Today, Gianni SKARAGAS (IWP '08) writes about returning home to Greece in the time of the pandemic to be "a son to his mother."
The Slovak poet Mila HAUGOVA (IWP '96) is the 2020 recipient of the distinguished Vilenica International Literary Award.
On 5/24/20, the US Embassy in Moscow celebrated Joseph Brodsky's 80th birthday with a collage of American poets reading his birthday poem "May 24, 1980" in the poet's self-translation. Chris Merrill, one of Brodsky's students, is among the readers.
Véronique TADJO (IWP ’06) discusses the renewed interest in publishing rights control among Francophone writers in Africa.