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The 14th annual Under the Volcano Master Classes and Residency will be held from January 12, 2017, to January 22, 2017, in Tepoztlán, Mexico, a traditional village at the foothills of volcanoes approximately one hour from Mexico City. The conference features daily workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as readings, excursions, time to write, and an optional residency extension. The faculty includes poet Vijay Seshadri; fiction writers Magda Bogin, Jamaica Kincaid, and Luisa Valenzuela; and nonfiction writers Allen Kurzweil and Jonathan Levi. Tuition is $1,795, which includes most meals. Housing is available for an additional $25 to $250 per night. Submit a writing sample of 8 to 10 pages and a cover letter. Admissions are accepted on a rolling basis. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.
Under the Volcano Master Classes and Retreat, c/o Magda Bogin, 425 Riverside Drive, 14H, New York, NY 10025.