Between the Lines (BTL) Creative Writing Program

We are happy to announce Between the Lines (BTL) Creative Writing Program, a two-week summer cultural exchange for Russian students. It hosts 10 writers aged 17-19 for a residency at the University of Iowa on June 25 – July 9, 2016. Russian participants travel to and from the United States with a Russian teacher who accompanies the students as a chaperone. We are looking for talented, curious, enthusiastic young writers of fiction and/or poetry who study at Russian institutes of higher learning, and for a chaperone to accompany the students.

The deadline for submitting applications is March 15, 2016. Detailed info and program applications can be found at the Embassy website in English and Russian: and

The Fulbright Program in Russia. Institute of International Education.
Tverskoy Bul'var 14, building 1, 4th floor, Moscow, Russia 125009.
Tel: +7(495) 935-8353, Fax: +7(495) 937-5418. Contact: