Archive for September, 2014

New Writers on the Fly video interview site

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The Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature today has launched a new website that gathers video interviews with dozens of authors and makes them available for viewing by readers, writers, students, teachers and anyone who enjoys learning more about writers and their craft. Writers on the Fly, found at www.writersonthefly.org, debuts with a featured video [...]

Urrea named 2014 Paul Engle Prize winner

Luis Alberto Urrea has been named the third recipient of the Paul Engle Prize, presented by the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature organization. The prize, established in 2011, honors an individual who, like Paul Engle, represents a pioneering spirit in the world of literature through writing, editing, publishing, or teaching, and whose active participation [...]