International Writers Center

Lorin Cuoco, 1954-2019

By Joel Minor on August 15, 2019

It is with great sadness that we pause to note the death of Lorin Cuoco, a longtime advocate for literature and the arts, especially in the St. Louis area, who was also an accomplished editor, writer, poet, administrator, and interviewer. This recent article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch contain...

Harmonizing the Disharmonious: Robert Coover and the MLC, Part I

By k.lamb on October 18, 2016

To celebrate Robert Coover’s upcoming visit to Washington University for a Neureuther Library Lecture Series reading on November 1, 2016, we are highlighting Coover materials in the Modern Literature Collection. The following is the first of a three-part series. “As the World Speaks&#...

International Writers Center Exhibit Now on View in Olin

By Julie Hale on September 15, 2016

A new exhibit, International Writers Center: Read Globally, Act Locally, is now on display in Olin Library’s grand staircase foyer. The exhibit features photos, books, correspondence, and ephemera connected to celebrated author William Gass and his 10-year tenure as director of WU’s I...

International Writers Center Conference Clips

By k.lamb on September 13, 2016

Audio and Video from International Writers Center Conferences Now Available   In honor of the soon-to-come 2016 William H. Gass Symposium on September 23rd, the Modern Literature Collection is sharing numerous audio and video excerpts from past International Writers Center conferences, featu...