University of Iowa—Between the Lines



Between the Lines brings together high school students from the US, Arabic-speaking countries and Russia for creative writing and cultural exchange. Course work seeks to increase awareness of world literature and improve creative writing skills. Award-winning poets and writers lead classes, and programming includes an English-language seminar and a creative writing workshop conducted in the language of the participant's choice. Weekend events and nightly activities help students better understand other cultures through interactions with other pupils and the larger community.

General Info

Name University of Iowa—Between the Lines
Location Iowa City, IA
Year-round Contacts 319-335-0128
Program Focuses & Features Basketball, Boating, Community Service, Creative Writing, Drama, Exploration, Fine Arts, Peace/Cross-cultural Studies, Swimming
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 16-19
Application Deadline April
Director Kelly Morse, Coordinator
Residential Fee $1800 (+$50), 2 weeks.
Year Established 2008
Dates & Sessions June-July; 2 sessions, 2 weeks long


Kelly Morse, Coordinator