Under the Volcano Master Classes and Retreat

Posted 6.6.12

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Tepoztlán,
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The 11th annual Under the Volcano Master Classes and Residency was held from January 10 to January 19, 2014, in Tepoztlán, Mexico, a traditional village at the foothills of the volcanoes approximately one hour from Mexico City. The conference featured workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as readings, excursions, time to write, and optional Spanish classes. The faculty included poet Paul Muldoon; fiction writers Magda Bogin and Francisco Goldman; and creative nonfiction writer Alison Wearing. Tuition was $1,195, and included most meals. Housing was available from $35 to $70 per night. Writers submitted a writing sample of 8 to 10 pages and a cover letter with a $50 registration fee 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. (212) 662-9434.