2010-2012 Past Distance Learning Courses

Fall 2012 Distance Learning Courses

Introduction to Creative Writing (Gaza)


Creative Writing Series (Baghdad, Iraq)
Maori & Tauiwi Literature Lecture (Wellington, New Zealand)
Reading/Q&A with Hisham Matar

January-May 2012 Distance Learning Courses

International Issues in Creative Nonfiction: Immigration
Writing the Globe: Young Writers Workshop
Seven-Week Fiction Workshop

August-December 2011 Distance Learning Courses

Young Adult Fiction Workshop
Graphic Novel Seminar

January-May 2011 Distance Learning Courses

International Poetry Reading and Writing Workshop
Native American and Maori Reading Group
American University of Beirut Writing Workshops

January-May 2010 Distance Learning Course

Saudi Women's Reading Group

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Happening Now

  • Ranjit Hoskote’s speech at the 2024 Goa Literary Festival addresses the current situation in Gaza.

  • In NY Times, Bina Shah worries about the state of Pakistani—and American—democracy.

  • “I went to [Ayodhya] to think about what it means to be an Indian and a Hindu... ”  A new essay by critic and novelist Chandrahas Choudhury.

  • In the January 2024 iteration of the French/English non-fiction site Frictions, T J Benson writes about “Riding Afrobeats Across the World.” Also new, a next installment in the bilingual series featuring work by students from Paris VIII’s Creative Writing program and the University of Iowa’s NFW program.

  • in NYTimes, Sanam Maher examines a new book about women defending themselves when the justice system in their country won’t.

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