U.S. Poets in Mexico Conference

Posted 10.4.12

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Oaxaca,
Event Date: 
October 31, 2016
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions

The 2016 U.S. Poets in Mexico Conference will be held from October 31 to November 4 at the Becari Language School in Oaxaca, Mexico. The conference features workshops in poetry and translation, as well as panel discussions, readings, and chapbook-making classes. The faculty includes poets Hoa Nguyen, Roberto Tejada, Anne Waldman, and Matvei Yankelevich. Celine Lombardi will lead chapbook-making classes. Featured Mexican poets include Irma Pineda and Laura Solórzano. Tuition, which includes workshops, discussions, and a manuscript consultation, is $750. Lodging is available at the nearby Hotel Abu for approximately $60 per night. Evening readings are free and open to the public. Registration is first come, first served; workshops are limited to 10 participants each. Visit the website for more information.

Contact Information: 

U.S. Poets in Mexico Conference, P.O. Box 4150, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163. (718) 821-2579