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On the Move 2011: Nathalie Handal

"On the Move" is a series of interviews with American writers traveling with the IWP on various study and reading projects. Produced in association with the...

6min
Interview

After a first trial run in the spring of 2012, when the IWP was invited to collaborate with the dynamic Battery Dance Company (link is external) of NYC...

21min
Documentary, Performance/
collaboration

Christopher Merrill, Director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, explains the valuable cultural exchanges that take place each...

6min
Documentary, Interview, Other

Co-founder and tireless supporter of the International Writing Program (IWP) at the University of Iowa, Hualing Nieh Engle receives the 2012 International...

Interview, Performance/
collaboration

ON THE FLY: WRITERS ON WRITING Quick interviews with some of the many diverse authors visiting Iowa City, Iowa- North America's only UNESCO City of...

2min
Interview, Short

How did Iowa City become a hub for creative writing in America? This hour-long documentary is a story of literary ambition, academic innovation and a...

2min
Documentary

(2008, 18:00, digital video and found footage) An energetic documentary that offers an insiders look at the writing workshops at the University of Iowa...

19min
Documentary
Community of the Imagination (1973)

This hour-long documentary was commissioned by the United States Information Agency, one of the early funders of the IWP. Its producer and director Gerald...

Documentary

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  • A fall harvest of book reviews coming in: of The Others by Sarah BLAU (translated from the Hebrew by Daniella Zamir); of LO Yi-Chin’s Farewell, translated from the Chinese by Jeremy TIANG; of Véronique TADJO’s In the Company of Men

  • A fascinating interview with IWP’s Senior Advisor, professor Peter Nazareth, retired from UI’s English Department in spring 2021, after nearly five decades of teaching.

  • Word reaches us that poet HU Xudong  胡续冬, who also taught comparative and world literatures at Peking University (Beida), specializing in Latin American literatures, passed away unexpectedly. RIP, Hu Xudong…

  • We note with sadness the passing of Hiroshi SAKAGAMI 坂上 弘, whose long novelistic career garnered him major literary and cultural honors. A former president of the Japan Writers’ Association, he was until his retirement also the director of Keio University Press.

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