American Corner

Visiting American Program-Creative Writing

The American Corner-Duhok hosted a workshop titled VAP Creative Writing, on May 2nd  2019. The event was presented by Mr. Christopher Merrill, an American poet, essayist, journalist, and translator. Currently, he serves as the Director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. This event is part of IREX’s Visiting American Program which is sponsored by the US Embassy in Baghdad. Mr. Merrill introduced Creative Writing as a good tool to help educators and students develop their writing skills and their critical and creative thinking skills.