CONTACT: WINSTON BARCLAY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0073; fax (319) 384-0024
Deadline for 'Passage' issue of UI IWP's 100 Words is Dec. 8
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa International Writing Program
(IWP) is now accepting submissions for the "Passage" issue of
100 Words, the program's unique literary journal. The deadline for submissions
is Dec. 8.
The issue will feature prose and poetry works of 100 words or fewer
in response to the word "passage." Submission of prints and other
artworks also is invited.
IWP participants and staff created 100 Words in 1993, primarily as a
literary forum for responses to America by foreign writers in residence
at the IWP. The journal seeks to reflect the diversity of perceptions and
ideas found around the world, including in the United States. Each issue
is comprised of responses to a single "trigger word."
The editor, Carolyn Brown (319-335-0541), encourages writers to submit
their work via e-mail, which should be addressed to: <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Hard-copy submissions should be mailed to: 476 English-Philosophy Building,
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, or faxed to 319-335-3843. Submissions
written in non-Roman alphabets should be submitted camera-ready (typed
or neatly hand-written). Writers who do not provide English translations
of poems or stories written in other languages must submit their work at
least two weeks before the deadline.
100 Words has subscribers throughout the United States and around the
world. Copies may be obtained from the IWP, fourth floor, English-Philosophy
Building, the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242. Copies also may
be purchased for $3 at several Iowa City-area book stores: Prairie Lights
Books, the Murphy-Brookfield Bookstore and the Haunted Bookshop.
The IWP brings established writers of the world to the UI, where they
become part of a lively literary community that includes the Iowa Writers'
Workshop, the Iowa Playwrights Workshop and the program in literary non-fiction.
IWP writers interact, formally and informally, with each other and with
the many poets, fiction writers, playwrights and translators at the UI
and in Iowa City. Over the years more than 1,100 writers from more than
110 countries have completed residencies in the program. This fall, 31
writers from 25 countries have been in residence at the IWP.
Further information and 100 Words samples are accessible on the International
Writing Program world wide web site: <http://www.uiowa.edu/~iwp>.