WRITER: JEREMY KRYT
CONTACT: WINSTON BARCLAY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0073; fax (319) 384-0024
'Old' is new issue of 100 Words, now available from UI International
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa International Writing Program
(IWP) has released the "Old" issue of 100 Words, the program's
unique literary journal. The issue features prose and poetry works of 100
words or fewer in response to the word "Old."
The IWP created 100 Words in 1993. Each issue is comprised of responses
to a single "trigger word."
Contributors of writing to "Old" come from the Netherlands,
Canada, India, the Czech Republic, Sri Lanka, Germany, Argentina, Malaysia,
Hungary, Turkey/Jordan, the United Kingdom, Brazil and the United States.
Artwork was provided by Duffy O'Connor.
100 Words has subscribers throughout the United States and around the
world. Copies may be obtained for $3 from the IWP, 473 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 editor Jen Hofer at 319-335-0541, or via
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 110 countries
have completed residencies in the program.