International Writing Program: Shambaugh House Reading

Sep 15, 2023

05:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Shambaugh House,

430 North Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA 52245

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Join us in person at the Shambaugh House (430 N. Clinton St, Iowa City) for a reading by two IWP 2023 Fall Residency writers. Light refreshments will be provided.

Shi Yifeng (novelist, editor; People's Republic of China) has authored the novels [Fruit under the Red Flag], [In Love with Beijing], and [An Unofficial History of the Heart] as well as the story collections [Chen Jinfang Is Gone] and [Itching for a Fight]. Among his many awards are the Hunan New Talent Award, the Hundred Flowers Award, the People’s Literature New Author Award, and the Yu Dafu Novella Award. He is also an editor at Dangdai magazine. His participation was made possible by the Paul and Hualing Engle Foundation.

Wang Zhanhei (fiction writer; PRC) is the author of three story collections: [Air Cannon] (2018), which won the inaugural Blancpain-Imaginist Literary Prize, [Neighborhood Adventurers] (2018), and [Prima Donna] (2020). Her award-winning works focus on the lives of China's urban working class; some of her stories have been adapted into films and plays. She participates courtesy of the Paul and Hualing Nieh Engle Fund.

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