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Oct. 14, 2003

IWP Presents Readings In Shambaugh House Oct. 22 and 24

The University of Iowa International Writing Program (IWP) will present readings in the Shambaugh House two days next week: IWP "alumnus" Eddin Khoo from Malaysia at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22; and three current IWP resident writers -- poet Barolong Seboni (left) from Botswana, poet Brit Bildoen (center) from Norway and novelist Minae Mizumura (right)from Japan -- at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24.

Both readings are free and open to the public. The Shambaugh House, the headquarters of the IWP, is located at the corner of Clinton and Fairchild streets on the UI campus.

Biographies of the participating writers-in-residence are available at

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