U.S. Poets in Mexico Conference

Posted 10.4.12

Merida, Yucatan,
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The fourth annual U.S. Poets in Mexico Conference was held from January 5 to January 12, 2013, at Hotel Caribe in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. The conference featured workshops in poetry, discussions, readings, and open mikes. Faculty included poets Anselm Berrigan, Nicole Cooley, Lynn Emanuel, Tom Sleigh, and translator Suzanne Jill Levine. Ron Silliman lead discussions, and Mexican poets Mario Bojorquez, Ruben Marquez Maximo, Ambar Past, and Alvaro Solis read. Tuition, which includes workshops and discussions, was $600. Lodging costs were approximately $60 a night. Evening readings were free and open to the public. Writers submitted four to six pages of poetry with a $25 application fee and a $200 refundable deposit by November 15. Visit the website for the required application and complete guidelines.

Contact Information: 

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