Call for Applications – 2019 International Writing Program Fall Residency

The Embassy of the United States of America to Mauritius and Seychelles is accepting applications for the 2019 Fall Residency with the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. The deadline to submit application is April 3, 2019 Program Overview: The International Writing Program (IWP) is an internationally known annual forum at the University …

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Fine Arts Students Sketch in the Gardens of Macarty House

On March 18, 2019 Ambassador Reimer opened his residence to the fine arts students of the Mahatma Gandhi Institute (MGI) for a viewing of his “Art in Embassies” collection, “one of the biggest american modern art collection in Africa.” Inspired by the collection, the students sketched in the gardens of Macarty House led by their …

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American Film Showcase Interactive Media Exchange at South by Southwest (SXSW) – Opportunity for Mauritian and/or Seychellois Filmmakers

The American Film Showcase (AFS) has partnered with South by Southwest (SXSW) to bring five (5) international filmmakers to the annual SXSW Conference and Festival in Austin in March 2019. Their time at the festival will be devoted primarily to the Convergence Track, which focuses on use of interactive media through Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented …

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The International Writing Program Women’s Creative Mentorship Program

The International Writing Program Women’s Creative Mentorship Program Call for Applications from Young Emerging Mauritian Female Writers Deadline: January 1, 2019   The Embassy of the United States of America is pleased to announce a brand new initiative, the International Writing Program (IWP) Women’s Creative Mentorship Program. Working in collaboration with the Department of State’s …

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International Writing Program

Call for applications 2018 Fall Residency with the International Writing Program Deadline: March 28, 2018 Note: Open to citizens of Mauritius, Rodrigues and Seychelles only   The Embassy of the United States of America to Mauritius and Seychelles is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2018 International Writing Program (IWP) Fall Residency, …

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Once Upon a Time… Dasha Kelly Hamilton Was in Mauritius!

From a creative writing class with authors to a talk with NGOs on how to help children express their emotions through art to discussing the creative industry with entrepreneurs, spoken word artist, writer and social entrepreneur Dasha Kelly Hamilton had a busy schedule during her stay in Mauritius.

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