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The International Writing Program & The University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts Presents Global Express


This Saturday, Oct. 15th, the University of Iowa's Department of Theatre Arts presents an evening of staged readings of works by current residents of the International Writing Program. From non-fiction pieces to scenes written for the stage, this year’s Global Express will present a dynamic sampling of work from accomplished international writers hailing from places as disparate as Scotland, Nigeria, Singapore, the Philippines, India, and Australia.

 Directed by Saffron Henke with dramaturgy by Maggie Conroy, the evening will feature the work of Jeremy Tiang (Singapore), Zoë Strachan (Scotland), Louise Welsh (Scotland), Lynley Hood (New Zealand) Josephine Rowe (Australia), Usha K.R. (India), Ogochukwu Promise (Nigeria), & Joel Toledo (Philippines).

(Full writer biographies and samples of the wrtiers' work are available at the IWP's website)

Held in Theatre B in the University of Iowa Theatre Building, the evening will begin at 8 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

As ever, Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the International Writing Program in advance at (319) 335-2817.


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