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The 2016 U.S. Poets in Mexico Conference will be held from January 3 to January 8, 2016 at the Becari Language School in Oaxaca, Mexico. The conference offers workshops in poetry and translation, as well as discussions, readings, open mikes, and time to write. The faculty includes poets Susan Briante, Major Jackson, Eileen Myles, Kristin Prevallet, and Mark Statman. Poets Charles Alexander and Pedro Serrano will lead discussions, and Mexican poets Tedi López Mills, Pedro Serrano, Víctor Terán, and Efrain Velasco will give readings. Poet Charles Alexander (Chax Press) will conduct manuscript consultations. Tuition, which includes workshops and discussions, is $650. Lodging is available at the nearby Hotel Posada del Centro for approximately $60 a 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.
U.S. Poets in Mexico Conference, P.O. Box 4150, Grand Central Station, New York, NY 10163. (718) 821-2579