International Writing Program: Shambaugh House Reading
Sep 22, 2023
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
430 North Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA 52245
Join us in person at the Shambaugh House (430 N. Clinton St, Iowa City) or online via Facebook or Zoom (bit.ly/shse_live23) for a reading by two IWP 2023 Fall Residency writers. For those who are present in person, light refreshments will be provided.
Saba Hamzah (poet, scholar; Yemen/The Netherlands) is the author of the poetry collections [Virgin Hymns] (2012) and [Our Shared Sky] (2021). She has contributed to and collaborated with many academic, artistic, and media platforms and publications, and is the founder of the Yemeni Women’s Archive, a digital space for knowledge emerging from women’s experiences. Her participation was made possible by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.
Wesley Macheso (fiction; poetry; editor; Malawi) won the Peer Gynt Literary Award for his children’s book Akuzike and the Gods (2017). Twice shortlisted for the Miles Morland Writing Scholarship and longlisted for the 2015 Short Story Day Africa Prize, he is the author of the collection A Masquerade of Spirits (2020); his poems are included in the 2020 anthology Wreaths for a Wayfarer and widely in journals online. He is an associate professor at the University of Malawi. His participation was made possible by the U.S. Department of State, courtesy the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
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Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact in advance at