U.S. Poets in Mexico Conference

Posted 10.4.12

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Oaxaca,
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions

The 2016 U.S. Poets in Mexico Conference was held from January 3 to January 8, 2016 at the Becari Language School in Oaxaca, Mexico. The conference offered workshops in poetry and translation, as well as discussions, readings, open mikes, and time to write. The faculty included poets Susan Briante, Major Jackson, Eileen Myles, Kristin Prevallet, and Mark Statman. Poets Charles Alexander and Pedro Serrano led discussions, and Mexican poets Tedi López Mills, Pedro Serrano, Víctor Terán, and Efrain Velasco gave readings. Poet Charles Alexander (Chax Press) conducted manuscript consultations. Tuition, which included workshops and discussions, was $650. Lodging iwas available at the nearby Hotel Posada del Centro for approximately $60 a night. Evening readings were free and open to the public. Registration was first come, first served; workshops were 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