Introduction to Creative Writing (Gaza)

Course Description

In the International Writing Program's second partnership with the American Corner at Al Azhar University in Gaza, the IWP Distance Learning Program will develop a six-week introductory creative writing course taught by Iowa Writers’ Workshop graduate Lauren Haldeman. This course will feature weekly live sessions with the instructor, split evenly between poetry and fiction, and will conclude with a reading of student work.


Lauren HALDEMAN is the editor of the Writing University website at the University of Iowa and a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in poetry. Her poems have appeared in Fence, Third Coast, and Coe Review, among others.

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