Tag: Politics

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Mahsa Mohebali (Iran) interviewed

"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...

4min
Interview
T.J. Dema interviewed

"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...

11min
Interview

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  • Just completed: “Sense of Belonging,” a bilingual Iowa City + Paris-based podcast series commissioned by Walid Rachedi and produced by NFW grad students in both cities, with support of the US Embassy in Paris.

  • Word has just reached us of the sudden death, in his hometown Gdańsk, of the novelist, poet, essayist, and playwright Paweł Huelle. RIP.

  • “I regret that poems can’t serve as witnesses in military tribunals; they can only testify in the court of history,” writes Iya Kiva in an essay for the project “War Is… Ukrainian Writers on Living Through Catastrophe.”


  • Congratulations to novelists Mansoura Ez-Eldin and Taleb Al-Refai for placing on the 2023 finalist list of the prestigious Prix de la littérature arabe.

     

  • Samuel Kolawole’s first novel, The Road to the Salt Sea, is announced for a July 2024 release.

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