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On Going Home: An Introduction

The morning of November 8th, 2011 was a drizzly one in Iowa City. Snow had been predicted for later in the week, but the IWP's fall residents were going to miss it as they were headed to Washington D.C. and New York City. As is does each year, the trip to the east coast would mark the official end of the IWP's fall residency.

One Course, Ten Nations

Lithuania. Spain. Mexico. Bali. Puerto Rico. Hong Kong.

These are just some of the nations represented in “International Issues in Creative Nonfiction,” one of the IWP’s spring semester distance learning classes.

Building Book Wings

Since last fall, a team of professionals from across divisions at the University of Iowa has been working with the creative and technical staff of the Moscow Art Theatre to produce Book Wings, a collaboratively staged live reading of commissioned work from eight accomplished Russian and American poets*, Maxim Amelin, Quan Barry, Linor Goralik, Terrance Hayes, Inga Kuznetsova, Dora Malech, Anna Russ, and Matthew Zapruder. 

Shambaugh House Roundup: Midwinter 2012

We're overdue for a Shambaugh House Roundup, in which we share news from inside of Shambaugh House and from our associates, friends, and alumni. That said, here's a very full midwinter roundup for you. As always, if you have news to share, send it our way and we'll include it in an upcoming post.

 

Introducing Book Wings

An historic partnership between the International Writing Program and the Moscow Art Theatre, Book Wings is a collaborative performance that will take place simultaneously in Moscow and Iowa City on March 9th, 2012.

Apply Now: Between the Lines 2012!

The deadline for this summer's Between the Lines summer writing program is fast approaching. American high school students have until this Thursday, Feb. 24th to apply. 

Since 2008, the International Writing Program has hosted Between the Lines (BTL), a program that brings young writers, aged 16-19, to the University of Iowa for creative writing study and cultural interaction.

We are excited to announce that for 2012, there will be two BTL sessions:

Tenzing Rigdol's "Kirti -- From the Ashes of Agony"

Last fall, the International Writing Program, in partnership with the University of Iowa Museum of Art(UIMA) and through the support the Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation, welcomed Tibetan poet and visual artist Tenzing Rigdol to Iowa City for a special six

Between the Lines 2012 Now Accepting Applications

Since 2008, the International Writing Program has hosted Between the Lines (BTL), a program that brings young writers, aged 16-19, to the University of Iowa for creative writing study and cultural interaction. Sponsored by the University of Iowa, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S.

UPDATE: Registration is Closed: International Issues in Creative Nonfiction

UPDATE: Our upcoming distance-learning course "International Issues in Creative Nonfiction" is now filled!

Thanks for all of you who expressed interest, and keep your eyes here on the the Shambaugh House Blog, the IWP's Facebook page, and on the IWP's new website for more information about distance-learning offerings from the IWP, including an upcoming fiction workshop!

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