Оскорбленные чувства ['Feelings that offend'], the most recent novel of IWP alumna Alisa GANIEVA (IWP '12, '18), was launched in Moscow this summer. Alisa, who is among the 2018 jury members for the distinguished Neustadt Prize for International Literature, will be returning to Iowa this fall as a visiting writer at Grinnell College.
Roland RUGERO (fiction writer; Burundi) is the author of the novels Les oniriques (2007) and Baho (2012), and the editor of the literary pages of Iwacu Magazine. A contributor to Mémoire du Colloque Littéraire and the Dictionary of African Biographies (2011), Rugero is currently at work on Amaguru n’Amaboko, the second-ever feature film made in Burundi. He participates courtesy of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.