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Tom Grimes' The Workshop reviewed
"...The Workshop: Seven Decades of the Iowa Writers' Workshop: 43 Stories,..."

Oct. 22, 1999 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Michener Center Director Named
Author Bret Anthony Johnston to head UT center for writers
"...degrees from Miami University in Ohio and the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop, where he obtained a Michener-Copernicus Fellowship from..."

July 12, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Reading to Celebrate All Year
Writers highlighted on the last day of Black History Month
"...and graduate of the MFA program from the prestigious Iowa Writers’ Workshop, releases Saint Monkey in April 2014. The..."

Feb. 28, 2014 Books Post by Jessi Cape

A Portrait of the Artist as a Grad Student
Chronicle reviewer David Garza uses Tom Grimes' new history of the Iowa Writers' Workshop to question whether creative writing can be taught.
"...poetry? And if she had sat through weekly writing workshops and pursued a Master's in Fine Arts (MFA) degree,..."

Oct. 22, 1999 Books Feature by David Garza

The Art of Being Dagoberto Gilb
What's a successful writer like Dagoberto Gilb got against the establishment?
"...them and offered to help him get into the writers' workshop at Iowa. That wasn't what Gilb wanted. Why..."

March 23, 2001 Books Feature by Clay Smith

A Change in Perspective
Tom Grimes doesn't rewrite history in his memoir, Mentor – he just understands it a little better now
" Key West when he was accepted to the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa, long the..."

Aug. 27, 2010 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Social Studies
James Hynes' satires of academia allow the author to say funny things about serious people.
"...finishing a post-doctorate fellowship at substandard State University of Iowa, while Elizabeth, the better theorist, is tenure-track at a..."

Jan. 19, 2001 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Well I'll be damned : the Texas Institute of Letters has decided to name an award after Mr. Joe Bob Briggs his own self. Also, the news about what Tom Grimes will attempt to do in public in the near future with his new collection of writings from the Iowa Writer's Workshop, The Workshop.
"...using only one arm, his new 766-page tome, The Workshop: Seven Decades of the Iowa Writer's Workshop: 43 Stories,..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Books Column by Clay Smith

Off the Bookshelf
The Wedding Jester
"...edited by Robert Dana University of Iowa Press, $17.95 paper..."

July 23, 1999 Books Review

The Natural Center of Gravity
Utter Reading Series at the Austin History Center
"...Osborn earned his M.F.A. from the top-ranked University of Iowa Writers' Workshop program, and Lozano started his graduate work..."

May 9, 1997 Books Feature by Phil West

The Judges
The 14th Annual 'Austin Chronicle' Short Story Contest
" St. Edward's University, is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and a recent Wallace Stegner Fellow at..."

Feb. 17, 2006 Books Feature

Novelist Dominic Smith and the glow of the particular
"...later as a student of sociology in Michigan and Iowa. Proximity to the famed Iowa Writers' Workshop opened Smith..."

Sept. 16, 2011 Books Feature by Sarah Smith

Texas Book Festival Schedule
"...1:45-3pm The Workshop: Tales From the Tom Grimes, Chris Offutt, Jane Smiley..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Books Feature

James Magnuson Leaves the Michener Center
James Magnuson reflects on his 23 years as director of the Michener Center for Writers
" create one that might surpass even the mighty Iowa Writers' Workshop, and the university, never one to say..."

May 26, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Big Slutty Bears and Old Familiar Faces
S.E. Smith (I Live in a Hut) featured in Coldfront interview
" pursue an MFA in fiction from the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop. Her first book, I Live in a..."

March 18, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

World of Books
The Fifth Annual Texas Book Festival
"...time in the drug scene got himself into the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Immediately upon graduating, he was recruited by..."

Nov. 10, 2000 Books Feature by Roger Gathman

The Heartsick Poet
Poet Dean Young celebrates a new book and hopes for a new heart
"...students. At the time, Young was teaching in the Iowa Writers Workshop. Reeves credits Young with helping him find..."

April 8, 2011 Books Feature by Amy Smith

Southwest Texas State University
" I could," Grimes says. A graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop, Grimes wanted to create a program that..."

April 21, 2000 Books Feature by Barbara Strickland

Texas Book Festival Wrap-Up
The harmonies and seeming dissonances of last weekend's Texas Book Festival
"...Tom Grimes, Jane Smiley, and Chris Offutt discussing the Iowa Writers' Workshop be officially designated a highlight in the..."

Nov. 12, 1999 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Professors... Aaaahh!
" Ann Arbor and did graduate work at the Iowa Writers' Workshop; incidentally, his father was a college professor...."

June 13, 1997 Books Column

Books We Love and a Few Books We Don't
"...Friend of Mine: Stories by Thom Jones 10. The Workshop: Seven Decades of the Iowa Writers Workshop edited and..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Books Feature

Texas Book Festival 2013
Oct. 28, 2013. 36 photos.
"...about their process, their influences, their experiences with writing workshops, and their "collections of stories that are full to..."

Oct. 29, 2013 Photo Gallery

Getting Creative
UT unveils a new Master of Fine Arts writing degree
"...advertising to get a graduate degree at the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop*, at a slightly advanced age when the..."

Feb. 11, 2011 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

The Winners
"...a Kiss" WYNN PARKS earned an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop in 1971 and was awarded a Dobie-Paisano..."

Jan. 31, 2003 Books Feature

New Fest
Why the Texas Book Festival decided to loosen its criteria
"...attended the writing seminars at Johns Hopkins and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, McMurtry invited Poirier to work in Booked..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Books Feature by Clay Smith

The Writing's Not on the Wall Yet
Austin's print culture gets a boost from a new batch of indie presses and literary magazines
"...a more traditionally "literary" audience. Williamson, a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop with a law degree from the University..."

Dec. 14, 2012 Arts Feature by Amy Gentry

Bedside Manner: A Phone Is Not a Book
Turning a page on a bad habit
"...History of Lost Causes is the debut novel of Iowa Writers Workshop grad Jennifer duBois. Love the title but..."

May 29, 2012 Books Post by Amy Smith

The Town Crier
Oscar Casares dips back into Brownsville for his new novel, Amigoland
" the ones written during his tenure to the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and the material started to take shape:..."

Aug. 7, 2009 Books Feature by James Renovitch

The Judges
" Mariner Books. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop and has been the recipient of an..."

Feb. 18, 2005 Books Feature

The Judges
The judges of the 12th Annual 'Austin Chronicle' Short Story Contest
"...and grew up in Northern California. She attended the Iowa Writers' Workshop and has been the recipient of several..."

Feb. 13, 2004 Books Feature

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