"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 series is produced by the IWP at the University of Iowa and is made possible by a grant from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Corinne N'GUESSAN (fiction writer; Cote D'Ivoire) is a bank manager in Abidjan. Her first novel, Les vierges folles [The Mad Virgins], appeared earlier this year. She participated courtesy of the U.S. Embassy in Abidjan.
On the Map 2013: Corinne N'GUESSAN (Cote D'Ivoire)
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.