The University of Iowa

lhaldema's blog

UI President Sally Mason Visits Shanghai Writers' Group

In a recent interview with the Daily Iowan, University of Iowa president Sally Mason mentioned a recent trip to Asia, where Mason, along with Iowa Writers' Workshop faculty member Christopher Merrill met the Shanghai Writers' Group.

"A number of these writers have been in our International Writing Program. These are some of the most prominent and famous writers in China today." Mason described the experience as enlightening: "Chris Merrill was with us for that part of our visit, and it was quite energizing