International Writing Program 2010

Visiting Scholars Lecture

As part of the weeklong International Writing Program, five international writers read and showed excerpts from their work in literature, poetry, theater and film.

IWP Reading: Eduardo Halfon, Farangis Siahpoor, Tang Ling, Laura Fish and Maxine Case

The highlight of the weeklong visit by five international writers is a public reading and reception and also the kick-off event of this year’s Wordstock festival.

Eduardo Halfon is a fiction writer born in Guatemala City, Guatemala. He was Literature Professor at Universidad Francisco Marroquín in Guatemala and has published several works.
Farangis Siahpoor is a filmmaker from Iran who has written, directed and produced [Once Upon a Time] and The Day After Tomorrow.

Tang Ling is a fiction and screenwriter from China. She writes avant-garde plays, episodes for Chinese language TV series.
Laura Fish is a fiction writer from England with over a decade of experience working with the BBC News on both broadcast television and radio. She is the author of the novels Flight of Black Swans (1995).

Maxine Case is a fiction and nonfiction writer from South Africa. She has written for a number of publications including Real Simple, Reader’s Digest and O Magazine.

Introduction by Mary Pries, Chair, Liberal Arts Department
Swigert Commons, Pacific Northwest College of Art

October 10, 2010

Photographs by Heather Zinger '10

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