Franz Kafka was a legal clerk. Kurt Vonnegut was a car dealer. Harper Lee was a ticket agent. How do day jobs infiltrate writing lives, minds, stories?

The International Authors program series provides an opportunity for the community to meet and converse with writers from around the world who are the 2016 Writers in Residence at the UI International Writing Program. This series is sponsored by The UI International Writing Program and The Iowa City Public Library.

Recorded at the Iowa City Public Library on September 23, 2016.

Legodile “Dredd X” SEGANABENG (Botswana)

Amanah MUSTAFI (Singapore)

Virginia Suk-yin NG (Hong Kong)

Courtney Sina MEREDITH (New Zealand)

TSE Hao Guang (Singapore)