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"Conversations from the Iowa Writers' Workshop" Premieres on Big Ten Network


"Conversations from the Iowa Writers' Workshop," a new series produced by the University of Iowa Center for Media Production, debuted on the Big Ten Network this year, featuring interviews with award-winning writers associated with the creative writing program at Iowa.

The first program featured workshop alumna Curtis Sittenfeld, the author of "Prep" and "American Wife." The second broadcast highlighted Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Cunningham. Future programs will feature Pulitzer Prize winner Marilynne Robinson, alumnus and faculty member Ethan Canin, author of "America America," and recent workshop guest Andre Dubus III.

Watch >> Michael Cunningham Interview
Watch >> Curtis Sittenfeld Interview

The program is hosted by Writers' Workshop graduate and International Writing Program staff member Kecia Lynn. The full programing is available on the Center for Media website which has an archive of all previous UI programs. It is also available on the center's main site.


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