The First and Best Home for Writers


Beautifully written by Iowa Writers' Workshop graduate Cristóbal McKinney, this exploration of the UI writing community focuses on several students with a range of backgrounds and disciplines, who all call the University of Iowa home, while studying writing in our many different programs here.

These profiles include a former professional MMA fighter, an undergraduate from Texas, and a playwright who moved here from New York City. This piece displays how UI contains many renowned programs for aspiring writers and is a place where all students are afforded opportunities to improve their writing or weave it into their studies.

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