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University of Iowa professor of English and director, Iowa Writers
Scope and Contents
The Records of the Iowa Writers' Workshop consist of thirteen series.Series 1. Student Coursework, consists of photocopies of students' works arranged by semester and class section within each semester. It is the largest series in the collection, dating from Fall 1965 to the present. Note that a few of the semesters are filed out of chronological sequence. Restricted Access.Series 2. Award Competitions, consists of writing entries from individuals vying for scholarships and other awards. Restricted Access.Series 3. Students and Alumni, consists of files containing correspondence, applications, and other material, arranged alphabetically by name of individual within each accrual. Note that accrual dates cover academic years, for example 1986-91 covers the 1986-87 to 1991-92 academic years. Restricted access.Series 4. Faculty, is arranged alphabetically by name of individual. Restricted accessSeries 5. Director's Files,...
1965 - 2019
Poet (numerous books from Worn Earth, 1932), editor of the O. Henry Prize Stories, 1954-1959, director of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, 1941-1967, and co-founder and director of the International Writers' Program, 1967-1976 at the University of Iowa. Literary manuscripts, correspondence, subject files, and student works documenting his career as a writer and teacher.