Are you an aspiring writer who would like to attend a special 12-week residency program in America? Consider applying for the International Writing Program Fall Residency at the University of Iowa. This program brings 35 writers together from around the world for an intensive 12-week program designed to spur creativity, support professional development, and promote freedom of expression. The 2018 Fall Residency is scheduled to take place from August 18-November 6. In addition to the Fall Residency, the IWP also hosts a range of in-person and distance learning opportunities. Additional details are available on the IWP website: http://iwp.uiowa.edu/.
Candidates should have at least one published volume of work or have works appearing in significant publications over a period of at least two years. Nominees must be fluent in English, comfortable with cross-cultural dynamics, and eager to engage with other writers from diverse cultures. Nominees must be adults between the age of 21 and 65, non-U.S. citizens who are able to travel to the United States and stay for the full 12 weeks. If you are interested in applying, please send a CV, short biography and a 300 word essay about why you would like to participate. Submit your application to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline is March 23.