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Iowa Writers' Workshop Chooses Four Finalists for Directorship

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Online Only, posted 2.16.05

Fiction writers Richard Bausch, Lan Samantha Chang, Ben Marcus, and Jim Shepard have been chosen as finalists for the directorship of the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Each has been asked to present a public reading at the University of Iowa. Bausch gave his reading on February 10. Chang will read on February 24, Shepard on February 28, and Marcus on March 7.

Frank Conroy, the fourth director of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, the oldest academic writing program in the country, announced that he will step down in the spring.

 

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