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On the Map 2016: Mortada GZAR (Iraq)

"On the Map" is a series of interviews with writers while they are in Iowa City participating in the International Writing Program's fall residency. The...

Interview
On the Map 2014: Sadek MOHAMMAD (Iraq)

"On the Map" is a series of interviews with writers while they are in Iowa City participating in the International Writing Program's fall residency. The...

5min
Interview

"On the Map" is a series of interviews with writers while they are in Iowa City, participating in the International Writing Program's fall residency. The...

13min
Interview

Poet and architect Naseer Hassan participated in the IWP's 2011 fall residency. "On the Map" is an interview series with writers while they are in Iowa City...

22min
Interview

Happening Now

  • Kristian Sendon CORDERO (IWP '17) co-edited a special issue of Words Without Borders on writing in the Philippines. Its range of poetry in the country's many languages includes Filipino work of Genevieve ASENJO (IWP '12).

  • Muhamed "Nabo" ABDELNABI (Egypt, IWP '13) has been awarded France's 2019 Prix de la littérature arabe for his 2016 novel, published last year in the UK as In the Spider's Room .

  • Over on  Asymptote, in English and Cantonese, the long poem " The Man Who Lost HIs Shadow,"  by Hong Kong poet and editor Stuart LAU (IWP '17).

  • On fish-paste English and cheddar-English: a long interview at LARB (Los Angeles Review of Books) about language, politics, and language politics with Burmese poet and worker KO KO THETT (IWP '16).

  • Behind the 2018+ 2019 Nobel Prizes for Literature given to novelists Peter Handke  and Olga Tokarczuk are translators--one key among them Jennifer CROFT, novelist as well as translator from the Polish, Ukrainian, and  Spanish. Congratulations!

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