Teaching & Research

  • The University of Iowa is home to a wide variety of abundant opportunities for undergraduate writers. Join this robust community of like-minded young poets, novelists, essayists, and journalists.
  • The Writing University conducts is a series of interviews (the "5Q Interviews": five questions for all) with writers while they are in Iowa City participating in the International Writing Program's fall residency. We sit down with authors to ask about their work, their process and their descriptions of home.
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  • Book Wings, 2012 - 2015

    Collaborative digitally-connected theatre, Book Wings brought specially commissioned literary works by distinguished authors to the stage and to internet viewers around the world. In March 2015, the University of Iowa linked up with the Artscape Theatre Centre in Cape Town, South Africa...

  • The Virtual Writing University Archive began as a collaboration between the International Writing Program (IWP) at The University of Iowa and the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS).  The IWP held hundreds of recordings of its past literary events in analog audio and video formats.  These recordings document the history of the IWP...

  • Lit City

    The Writing University is pleased to announce the release of a new web project, Lit City, which focuses on the writing tradition of Iowa City and the University of Iowa. Lit City ...