(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 through reflective, funny, and touching interviews with former and current students. The film surveys the hardships, the passion, the self-doubt, and the triumphs that come along with devoting a life to the written word. Created for the exhibit A Community of Writers: Creative Writing at the University of Iowa at the Old Capitol Museum on the University of Iowa campus. Produced by Jennifer Proctor and Jennifer New http://www.jenniferproctor.com http://www.jennifernew.com
A License to Write: The Iowa Writer's Workshop Experience (2008)
On 3/23/18 the poet, journalist, and activist Harris KHALIQUE (IWP '15) received the prestigious Award for Pride of Performance for poetry from the President of Pakistan.