Program News

Natalia Reyes

‘Permission to dream’ Writers’ Workshop student named Soros fellow

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Natalia Reyes receives Sorros Fellowship
James Patterson

Famed Novelist's Donation Benefits Writers' Workshop Students

Friday, August 25, 2017
James Patterson makes a generous gift of scholarships for Writers' Workshop writers.

Former US Poet Laureate Reflects on His Writing and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop

Thursday, July 13, 2017
When former U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera arrived at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in 1988, he was in his early 40s and had been writing poetry seriously since he was 16.
james alan mcpherson

McPherson remembered at the Iowa Writers' Workshop

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
The Iowa community remembers friend and teacher, James Alan McPherson