Upcoming Events

Below is a list of our upcoming events. By clicking on the event you can see a list of the authors scheduled to participate.

Photo Exhibit IWP Fellow Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
3rd Floor of Watson Institute 111 Thayer Street

Art at Watson presents photos by 2014-15 International Writers Project Fellow Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo: a collection of surreal, irony-laden photos and brief texts from his native city, Havana.

Running through January 30, 2015.   For more information, please see http://watson.brown.edu/events/2014/art-watson-presents-orlando-luis-pardo-lazo-habaniroshima-mon-amour.

Sandra Doller

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
2:30 pm3:30 pm
McCormack Family Theater 70 Brown Street

Sandra Doller is the author of four books: Oriflamme (Ahsahta Press, 2005), Chora (Ahsahta Press, 2010), Man Years (Subito Press, 2011), and Leave Your Body Behind(Les Figues, 2014). She has also published a collaborative book, Sonneteers (2014), with Ben Doller on Editions Eclipse, and two chapbooks, including a translation of Éric Suchère's Mystérieuse, which won the 2012 Anomalous Press translation prize. A recipient of the Paul Engle-James Michener Fellowship, the Iowa Arts Fellowship, and two individual state artist awards, Doller completed her MA at University of Chicago and her MFA at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She has taught graduates and undergraduates at Hollins, Boise State, and Cornell College, and is currently Associate Professor of Literature & Writing Studies at California State University-San Marcos. The founder & editrice of 1913 Press and 1913: a journal of forms, Doller lives in San Diego.

Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi

Thursday, December 11, 2014
2:30 pm3:30 pm
McCormack Family Theater 70 Brown Street

Azareen VAn der Vliet Oloomi is an Iranian-American writer of fiction and non-fiction, and the author of the novel Fra Keeler. Her fiction and essays have appeared in publications including BOMBThe American ReaderDenver Quarterly&Now Awards II: The Best Innovative Writing, and Words Without Borders. She grew up in Iran, the United States, Spain and the United Arab Emirates. She received her MFA in Fiction from Brown University. A former recipient of the Fulbright Grant, she currently teaches in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Notre Dame.