Meet the Writers

Iowa City is the home to Poets, Novelists, Playwrights, Essayists, Translators, Journalists, Screenwriters and more ...

Full Collection of Writers


John D’Agata

John D’Agata is the author of Halls of Fame, About a Mountain, and The Lifespan of a Fact. He holds two M.F.A.s from the University of Iowa, and is a faculty member in the Nonfiction Writing Program at the University of Iowa. [more]

Yiyun Li

Yiyun Li has received numerous awards, including Whiting Award and the MacArthur Foundation fellow. She has an MS in immunology from the UI, as well as MFA degrees in nonfiction and fiction from both the Nonfiction Writing Program and the Workshop. [more]