Past 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

  • Kristian Sendon CORDERO (IWP '17) co-edited a special issue of Words Without Borders on writing in the Philippines. Its range of poetry in the country's many languages includes Filipino work of Genevieve ASENJO (IWP '12).

  • Muhamed "Nabo" ABDELNABI (Egypt, IWP '13) has been awarded France's 2019 Prix de la littérature arabe for his 2016 novel, published last year in the UK as In the Spider's Room .

  • Over on  Asymptote, in English and Cantonese, the long poem " The Man Who Lost HIs Shadow,"  by Hong Kong poet and editor Stuart LAU (IWP '17).

  • On fish-paste English and cheddar-English: a long interview at LARB (Los Angeles Review of Books) about language, politics, and language politics with Burmese poet and worker KO KO THETT (IWP '16).

  • Behind the 2018+ 2019 Nobel Prizes for Literature given to novelists Peter Handke  and Olga Tokarczuk are translators--one key among them Jennifer CROFT, novelist as well as translator from the Polish, Ukrainian, and  Spanish. Congratulations!

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