IWP Sunday Reading Series

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IWP Sunday Reading Series

October 15, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Prairie Lights

Join us for the International Writing Program’s Prairie Lights Reading Series this Sunday to hear readings by two 2023 Fall Residency writers and one University of Iowa MFA student.

Iya Kiva (poet, translator, journalist; Ukraine) is the author of poetry volumes [Farther from Heaven] (2018) and [The First Page of Winter] (2019). Her poems have been translated into more than 30 languages and awarded nationally and internationally. She translates Polish and Belarusian poetry.

Wong Yi Eva (fiction writer, essayist, librettist, editor; Hong Kong) is the author of short stories collections [Ways To Love In A Crowded City][The Four Seasons of Lam Yip][Patched Up], and [News Stories], as well as the libretti for Cantonese-language chamber opera [Women Like Us], and multimedia concert [The Happy Family]. 

Bela Shayevich is a Soviet-American writer, translator and visual artist. She is currently getting her MFA in Nonfiction Writing at the University of Iowa. Her latest book-length translation is journalist Elena Kostyuchenko’s I Love Russia. Her writing has appeared in n+1, Jewish Currents, Harper’s, and The Nation.


October 15, 2023
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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