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International Writing Program (IWP) Fall Residency
March 31, 2022

International Writing Program (IWP) Fall Residency is one of the most prestigious programs of its kind in the United States. The IWP furthers participants’ understanding of creative writing, literature, publishing, U.S. societal values and facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration.  Program activities provide international writers with opportunities to engage with the U.S. creative economy and culture and encourage American writers to connect with foreign audiences.  IWP’s host institution, the University of Iowa, is also home to the world-renowned Iowa Writers’ Workshop. In 2008, Iowa City became the first UNESCO City of Literature (http://www.iowacityofliterature.org/ ) in the United States, the third such city in the world. Two IWP alumni—Orhan Pamuk of Turkey and Mo Yan of China—have received the Nobel Prize in Literature. This program is by nomination only. For more information on the IWP program please visit:  iwp.uiowa.edu