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Articles tagged "University Of Iowa"

The Week in Translation

GO what: Granta's Jorge Amado: A Legacy with WWB contributor Gregory Rabassa when: Monday, November 12, 7pm where: McNally Jackson more info: SUBMIT what: The University of Iowa's literary translation magazine eXchanges is seeking new poetry, fiction, and nonfiction in translation for their January 2013 issue. submission deadline:  Saturday, December 1 more info:

Only Connect

"Only connect," E.M. Forster famously advised novelistsóand this is the governing principle of the International Writing Program, which brings the writers of the world to the University of Iowa for three-month residencies. In retrospect, the IWP, as it is known, was a natural outgrowth of the Writers' Workshop, and yet at the time it seemed, in the words of its co-founder, Paul Engle, "the craziest idea" he had ever heard. The IWP was the brainstorm of the Chinese novelist Nieh...

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