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Tadoku Hour: reading in Japanese for fun!

Monday, December 6, 2021 4:00pm to 5:00pm
University of Iowa Main Library
This semester, the UI Japanese Program and the UI Libraries are presenting Tadoku Club, which offers opportunities for anyone to enjoy reading Japanese books at a comfortable setting.  Tadoku (多読) means reading a lot of books for fun. We have a variety of Japanese books suitable for all levels of learners, including graded readers, picture books, and manga!  The UI Tadoku Club is open to the public. Anyone interested in reading Japanese books can join us. Club Homepage (under construction):...

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Tadoku Hour: reading in Japanese for fun! promotional image

Tadoku Hour: reading in Japanese for fun!

Monday, December 6, 2021 4:00pm to 5:00pm
University of Iowa Main Library
This semester, the UI Japanese Program and the UI Libraries are presenting Tadoku Club, which offers opportunities for anyone to enjoy reading Japanese books at a comfortable setting.  Tadoku (多読) means reading a lot of books for fun. We have a variety of Japanese books suitable for all levels of learners, including graded readers, picture books, and manga!  The UI Tadoku Club is open to the public. Anyone interested in reading Japanese books can join us. Club Homepage (under construction):...
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Emory University, Oxford College - Virtual Event | Writers' Workshop Professor, Margot Livesey in conversation with Dr. Tameka Cage Conley

Monday, December 6, 2021 6:00pm
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Emory University in Atlanta, GA will host Iowa Writers' Workshop Fiction Professor, Margot Livesey in conversation with Dr. Tameka Cage Conley, online on December 6th at 7:00 P.M. EST (6:00 P.M. Central Time) Reading with Q & A to follow. Join via Zoom: https://emory.zoom.us/j/694929263
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Congratulations to former visiting faculty member Joy Williams! Winner of the 2021 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction

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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!

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Congratulations to the 2021 Guggenheim Fellows, including those with Iowa connections: Sandra Lim, Stephen Kuusisto, Tracie Morris, Alexander Chee, and Tayari Jones!

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Mindy Kaling to Adapt Iowa Writers' Workshop alum Sanjena Sathian's Book "Gold Diggers" for TV. "It was surreal to be told by my agent that we had a phone call scheduled and Mindy was going to be on the call."

Congratulations to Maggie Shipstead! Her novel Great Circle is on the shortlist for the 2021 Booker Prize!

A New York Times Review of NWP professor Melissa Febos' GIRLHOOD calls it "smart, radical company, and not ordinary at all.”
 

 

Director of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop Lan Samantha Chang has been named a 2021-22 Berlin Prize Fellow, awarded to scholars, writers, and artists who represent the highest standards of excellence in their field!

Nonfiction Writing Program alum Sarah Viren has been named a finalist for the National Magazine Award for Feature Writing for her harrowing account in the NYT of being sabotaged by a rival on the academic job market.

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