Each year, the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa offers various programs aiming to connect literary communities overseas with distinguished American writers. Past programs have conferences, reading and study tours, and writing workshops.Visit website
Each year, the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa offers various programs aiming to connect literary communities overseas with distinguished American writers. Past programs have conferences, reading and study tours, and writing workshops.
Participants must be actively involved in the literary community (for example: emerging or established authors, playwrights or poets) and interested in cultural exchange. Successful candidates should have local or national recognition of literary achievements and some published work. Participants must also be proficient in English.
Nomination and application procedures are carried out by staff at U.S. embassies around the world.Read more
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