A super interview with Ukamaka OLISAKWE (IWP '16) on Iowa Now.
WANG Anyi (王安忆) (IWP '83) is the 2017 recipient of the distinguished Newman Prize for Chinese Literature.
In Dhaka Tribune, Wasi AHMED (Bangladesh, IWP '16) has a few things to say about his IWP 2016 cohort.
To Live, by the Chinese novelist YU HUA (IWP '03), has been included in the 2016-7 Big Read, organized by the National Endowment of the Arts.
The Legend in my Heart, documenting a 2014 IWP tour to disability communities in China, is official selection at the 2016 Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival.
An essay in Haaretz tracks the marriage and joint lives in Jaffa of Zahiye KUNDUS and Antonio UNGAR (both IWP '05).
Han KANG's (IWP '98) The Vegetarian wins the Man Booker International prize for fiction.
Bernice CHAULY (IWP '14) is featured in World Literature Today.
Sara BAUME's (IWP '15) short story Green, Mud, Gold is featured in Granta's 135th issue.
Ali Cobby ECKERMANN (IWP '14) is featured in the May issue of Poetry Magazine.
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.
To mark Ireland’s corona-cancelled Leaving Cert graduation festivities, the poet Tom McCARTHY (IWP ’78) reads Paul Durcan’s elegy to side lines, “Sport.”
The lovely poem-a-day for May 14, 2020, “Journey,” is by the nomadic Lidija DIMKOVSKA (IWP ’05), translated from the Macedonian by Ljubica Arsovska and Patricia Marsh Štefanovska.
Over at Harvard Review, poet Mary jo Bang glosses her translations from the German of Matthias Gőritz (IWP ’03).