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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...


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...

Documentary, Performance/

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

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/

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...

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...


(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...

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...



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  • To mark PEN International’s centennial, Words Without Borders has published a sampler of works by writers committed to freedom of expression. Algerian novelist and scholar Med MAGANI is among them.

  • 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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