WRITER: JEREMY KRYT
CONTACT: WINSTON BARCLAY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0073; fax (319) 384-0024
'Night' arrives with new issue of UI International Writing Program's
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The "Night" issue of 100 Words, the unique
University of Iowa International Writing Program (IWP) literary journal,
is now available. The issue features prose and poetry works of 100 words
or fewer in response to the word "Night." Each issue of 100 Words
is comprised of responses to a single "trigger word."
Contributors of writing to "Night" come from Malaysia, the
United States, Germany, Yugoslavia, Albania, Catalonia, Argentina, the
United Kingdom, Norway, Sri Lanka, Russia, Canada, New Zealand and Romania.
The writers include several veterans of IWP residencies.
The issue's visual art work includes images by Duffy O'Connor, Fenne
Landon, Patrick Ellis and Ellen Gundrum.
100 Words has subscribers throughout the United States and around the
world. Copies may be obtained for $3 from the IWP, fourth floor, English-Philosophy
Building, the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242.
Copies also may be purchased at several Iowa City-area book stores:
Prairie Lights Books, the Murphy-Brookfield Bookstore and the Haunted Bookshop.
For more information, contact acting editor Cris Mattison at 319-335-0541,
or via e-mail: <email@example.com>.
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 UI's 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 writers from more than 114 countries
have completed residencies in the program.