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The American Academy of Arts and Letters has honored five University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop graduates and a former visiting faculty member with its 2021 awards!
Iowa Writers' Workshop alum Brandon Taylor in Publisher's Weekly: "Brandon Taylor Is Ready to Show You His Stories"
The Program Era Project from UI English is the first computational investigation of the Iowa Writers' Workshop next door.
Congratulations to the 2021 Guggenheim Fellows, including those with Iowa connections: Sandra Lim, Stephen Kuusisto, Tracie Morris, Alexander Chee, and Tayari Jones!
Award-winning author Yaa Gyasi received her MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop in 2014.
Literary Translation MFA
The Literary Translation MFA has long been an integral part of the conversation about writing at Iowa.
Carmen Maria Machado in conversation with Garth Greenwell
Listen to this archive of a 2019 conversation between authors Carmen Maria Machado and Garth Greenwell.
"I do not in fact know what I would have done, or who I would have been as an adult if I hadn’t lived in and around Iowa City"
- Jane Smiley, Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (1992)