This annual reading series features international writers brought to Iowa City for the IWP Fall Residency. Come join us!
Tom Crosshill (fiction writer; Latvia) is the author of the short story collection Dubultnieki un citi stÄsti [Doubles and Other Stories] (2011). His fiction has won the Writers of the Future contest, and was twice shortlisted for the Nebula Award, given out by the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America. His work has been featured in Finnish, Cuban, Chinese, Polish, English, and Latvian publications.
Whiti Hereaka (playwright, novelist, screenwriter; New Zealand) has written and produced eight plays for stage and radio, as well as the short film Unclaimed Luggage. Her debut novel The Graphologist’s Apprentice was shortlisted for the 2011 First Book in the Commonwealth Writers Prize (Asia/Pacific region); her second novel, Bugs, will be published later this year. She is a two–time winner of the Best New Play by a Maori Playwright.