September 2008

Robert Hass Awarded UI Honorary Degree

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In appreciation of his work with the Iowa Writers' Workshop and his dedication to Iowa City, the University of Iowa Honorary Degree Committee awarded Robert Hass an

Salvador Scibona reading

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Sebastian Barry shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize

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Irish poet, playwright, and novelist Sebastian Barry -- a former resident in the International Writing Program -- was recently shortlisted, among five other writers, for the

Times Online Profile: Marilynne Robinson

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"She arrived at the Iowa Workshop, already established as one of the world’s most distinguished writing programs, in 1989. She has become its figurehead. Students pack her seminars."

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