Christopher's interview, in Russian and English, about poetry, creative writing programs, Joseph Brodsky, and much more. Find out more here.
Features and Media
In which Christopher interviews James Carroll in Columbia Journal, asking questions of faith and writing. Read this fascinating interview here.
A radio interview with four members of the 2016 International Writing Program (IWP). Listen to what they have to say about their countries and their work here.
A documentary film about a cultural diplomacy mission Christopher led to China. It "follows four renowned American artists—two writers, a choreographer, and a composer—as they travel to Guangzhou, China, to engage disabled and non-disabled populations by collaborating and creating together through a reading tour organized by the International Writing Program." Watch it here.
Translations of excerpts from Christopher's book, Necessities into Italian, along with an essay by Giorgio Mobili. Read it here.
Iowa Public Radio's Ben Kieffer interviews a few writers of this year's residency who attended a welcome party in Iowa City. He also talks to Christopher, U.S. Congressman Dave Loebsack, and interim UI President Jean Robillard about literature as a tool for cultural understanding--as opposed to politics.