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