An Evening with Residents from International Writing Program at the University of Iowa

An Evening with Residents from International Writing Program at the University of Iowa 

figge logoFigge Art Museum (225 W. 2nd St., Davenport IA 52801)
Thursday, September 1
5:30 pm $6 Sandwich Baskets
7 pm An Evening with the International Writing Program
Free Admission
 
IWP logo sqJoin us for a reading from three resident writers of the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program. Featuring writers from Israel, South Africa, and Ethiopia.
 
A partnership with the Midwest Writing Center and Arts Share.
 
Bios for Featured Writers:
Galit Dahan CARLIBACH (fiction writer; Israel) is a writer, essayist and creative writing teacher. Her several books include the YA series Arpilea and two novels, [The Locked Garden] and [On the Edge], which won the Prime Minister’s Prize for Hebrew writers. She has also been awarded the National Library’s Pardes Scholarship, and the Acum Prize. She participates courtesy of the United States-Israeli Education Foundation.
 
zp DALA (fiction writer, nonfiction writer; South Africa) is a physical therapist, a remedial education therapist, and a freelance writer. She writes about education, autism, and South African-Indian history. Her first novel, What About Meera, came out in 2015; a second novel is in the works. She participates courtesy of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.
 
Christine YOHANNES (poet, writer, translator; Ethiopia) conducts poetry workshops in schools and is the founder of the monthly “Poetic Saturdays” gathering, where everyone can express themselves through art. Missing Words, a poetry collection, appeared in 2014. She participates courtesy of the U.S. Embassy of Addis Ababa.
 
iwp-main-logoTo learn more about these writers and the other residents at IWP, please visit the Residents page on the IWP website.

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