KIRMEN URIBE SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN IOWA INTERNATIONAL WRITERS PROGRAM


Basque writer Kirmen Uribe has been selected by the University of Iowa to participate in his prestigious international fall residence IWP. This year marks the 50th anniversary of this residence and writers from different parts of the world have been invited on the occasion of this event.

The Iowa International Writing Program is the oldest and most prestigious international writer’s residence in the world, with leading writers such as Luisa Valenzuela (Argentina, 1969), Tomaž Šalamun (Slovenia, 1971-2), Bessie Head (Botswana , 1977), Earl Lovelace (Trinidad, 1980), Orhan Pamuk (Turkey, 1985), Edwin Thumboo (Singapore 1977, 1986), Bei Dao (China, 1988), Etgar Keret , 2005).