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International Writing Program 2022 Spring Residency alum Shehan Karunatilaka longlisted for the Booker Prize!
Congratulations to University of Iowa professors Melissa Febos and Donika Kelly, both finalists for National Book Critics Circle Awards
Lan Samantha Chang, director of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, is on Obama's summer reading list!
Sallie Fullerton, an Iowa Workshop alum, won a 2022-23 Fulbright Study/Research grant in Creative Writing to Canada!
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)