October 2009

Michele Huneven reading

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Live From Prairie Lights
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Second Life reading

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Hope Edelman reading

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Poets & Writers Magazine Ranks Iowa #1

The University of Iowa creative writing programs in fiction, poetry and nonfiction were individually and collectively ranked number one by

Zach Savich on the Iowa Review

How do you assemble a magazine? Big tent, buzzing scene, modest assay, thumbed crumbs? THERMOS co-editor Zach Savich writes: In the Spring 2009 issue of The Iowa Review, long-time editor David Hamilton reflects on his years with the magazine.

Book Reviews: Irving, Roth, Harrison

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The New York Times Books section and Sunday Book Review have recently featured reviews of work by several authors affiliated with the University of Iowa, including John Irving, Philip Roth and Colin Harrison

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Leaner than Light: 12 Frames of Paul Engle

Leaner than Light: 12 Frames of Paul Engle is a two-person play about the legendary Iowa writer and teacher who almost singlehandedly, between the 1940's and the 1960's, made the Iowa Writers' Workshop the most famous writing program in the world, and then went on to co-found the International Writing Program. Written by Lisa Schlesinger and directed by Lisa DiFranza.
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Global Express

The IWP and the UI Theater Department present an evening of staged readings of short works by IWP writers. Maggie Conroy directs a full slate of short dramas, and adapted poetry and stories. Global Express will be performed in Theatre B at 6pm, in conjunction with the 10/24 performance of Leaner than Light.
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