The University of Iowa

7 University of Iowa Graduates Make The New Yorker's "20 Under 40" List

This year the preeminent literary magazine, The New Yorker, published a list of 20 authors under the age of 40 who the editors especially like. Seven University of Iowa alumni have made this “20 under 40” list. The New Yorker website has posted short Q&A’s with each of the authors as well as links to stories they have published. Click on an author’s name below to link to the corresponding New Yorker piece:

Chris Adrian Writers' Workshop Graduate
Daniel Alarcon Writers' Workshop Graduate
Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum Writers' Workshop Graduate
Joshua Ferris B.A. English and Philosophy
Yiyun Li Writers' Workshop Graduate
ZZ Packer Writers' Workshop Graduate
Salvatore Scibona Writers' Workshop Graduate


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