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The third annual Disquiet: The International Literary Program, sponsored by Dzanc Books, will be held from June 30 through July 12 in Lisbon, Portugal. The conference offers workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as lectures, craft talks, and literary walks. The faculty includes poets Denise Duhamel, Robert Olmstead, and Adam Levin. Tuition is $1,950; lodging and meals are not included. An award, valued at $5,000, including full tuition, airfare, and lodging will be given to one writer in any genre whose work is set outside the United States and Canada or deals with international themes. The winning piece will be published in Guernica. Submit up to ten pages of poetry or prose and a $15 entry fee by January 31. Four scholarships are also available for North American writers of Luso descent. Submit up to ten pages of poetry or prose, a personal statement, and $20 by January 31. A refundable $150 tuition deposit and a writing sample of up to ten pages of poetry or prose should accompany the conference application. Financial aid is available. Admission is made on a rolling basis. E-mail or visit the website for an application and complete guidelines.
Disquiet: The International Literary Program, Dzanc Books, 58 Day Avenue #2, Northampton, MA 01060. email@example.com