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NWP Student Darius Stewart Named Provost's Postgraduate Visiting Writer for 2020-2021

Mar 12, 2020

Nonfiction Writing Program MFA candidate Darius Stewart, who graduates this May, was selected as the NWP’s Provost's Postgraduate Visiting Writer for 2020-2021. The one-year appointment carries a teaching load of one advanced creative writing course per semester in the University of Iowa’s Department of English. Stewart also will take an active role in encouraging and building the undergraduate creative writing community, participating in several community events each semester in addition to his teaching.

Stewart, also recently named this year’s Englert Nonfiction Fellow, previously earned an MFA in poetry from the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin.

Read Stewart’s interview with The Writing University here: https://www.writinguniversity.org/blog/5q-interview-darius-stewart-nonfiction-mfa-candidate