Under the Volcano Master Classes and Retreat

Posted 6.6.12

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Tepoztlán,
Event Date: 
January 14, 2016
Application Deadline: 
October 15, 2015

The 13th annual Under the Volcano Master Classes and Residency will be held from January 14 to January 24, 2016, in Tepoztlán, Mexico, a traditional village at the foothills of volcanoes approximately one hour from Mexico City. The conference features daily workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as readings, excursions, time to write, and an optional residency extension. The faculty includes poet Owen Sheers, fiction writers Magda Bogin and Valeria Luiselli, and nonfiction writers Jonathan Levi and Alison Wearing. Tuition is $1,795, which includes most meals. Housing is available for an additional $40 to $250 per night. Partial scholarships are available. Submit a writing sample of 8 to 10 pages and a cover letter by October 15. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Contact Information: 

Under the Volcano Master Classes and Retreat, c/o Magda Bogin, 425 Riverside Drive, 14H, New York, NY 10025.