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UI Museum of Art Hosts Writer-in-Residence Program

Writers in Residence

THIS AUTUMN marks the two year anniversary of the Writer-in-Residence Program at the UI Museum of Art. The program, created to foster a relationship between creative writing and the visual arts, awards four MFA candidates in the Nonfiction Writing Program at the University of Iowa with a residency each year.

WRITERS-IN-RESIDENCE READINGS
University of Iowa Museum of Art, 7:30pm

Sept. 20 >> Ashley Butler, Sasa Stanisic, Peter Kimani
Nov. 8 >> Colleen Kinder, David Hamilton
Feb. 21 >> Elena Passarello, Mary Ruefle
April 17 >> Amelia Bird, Stephen Kuusisto

Each resident spends three months at the Museum working on various writing projects, as well as participating in their own public reading alongside a number of well-known writers from the International Writing Program and faculty from the Writers' Workshop and other famed UI writing programs.

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