Contact Between the Lines

For questions about Between the Lines, please email the program coordinator at: 
btl-program@uiowa.edu

International Writing Program
Shambaugh House
430 N. Clinton
Iowa City, IA 52242
U.S.A.
+1-319-384-3296

Youth Programs Coordinator: 

Katie Prout received her BA from Kalamazoo College and her MFA from the University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program. Before coming to the IWP, she taught creative writing at the University of Iowa, where she also served as a teaching assistant in the Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies Department. Her writing has appeared in Longreads, Lithub, and other publications; in 2017, her chapbook Liner Notes was published with Ghost City Press.

 

 

Happening Now

  • 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!

  • "Resisting English": at NYRB, Adam Kirsch reviews three decades of the translated work of the Japanese novelist and essayist Minae MIZUMURA (IWP '03).

  • Just out in Beirut, the intriguingly titled ['Laughter as Destructive History'] by the Iraqi poet, translator, and editor Soheil NAJM (IWP '07).

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