Paul Engle

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Paul Engle (1908 – 1991), anoted American poet, editor, teacher, literary critic, novelist, and playwright. He is perhaps best remembered as the long-time director of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and as founder of the International Writing Program (IWP), both at the University of Iowa whose “ An Iowa Christmas ” appeared in our December, 1957 issue.

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December 1978

A writer’s poignant memoir of a people whom he had been taught to fear and learned to love in a time of trouble