Christopher Merrill, Ph.D.

Director, International Writing Program

Christopher works across genres with books that include four collections of poetry; translations of the poetry of the Slovenian Aleš Debeljak; several edited volumes; and books of nonfiction, including Things of the Hidden God: Journey to the Holy MountainThe Grass of Another Country: A Journey Through the World of SoccerThe Old Bridge: The Third Balkan War and Only the Nails Remain: Scenes from the Balkan Wars. His work has been translated into twenty-five languages. He has held a professorship at the College of the Holy Cross, and now directs the International Writing Program at The University of Iowa.

Christopher Merrill
Contact Information

100 Shambaugh House (SHSE)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States