U.S. Poets in Mexico Conference

Oaxaca, Mexico
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The 2016 U.S. Poets in Mexico Conference was held from October 31 to November 4 at the Becari Language School in Oaxaca, Mexico. The conference featured workshops in poetry and translation, as well as panel discussions, readings, and chapbook-making classes. The faculty included poets Hoa Nguyen, Roberto Tejada, Anne Waldman, and Matvei Yankelevich. Celine Lombardi led chapbook-making classes. Featured Mexican poets included Irma Pineda and Laura Solórzano. Tuition, which included workshops, discussions, and a manuscript consultation, is $750. Lodging was available at the nearby Hotel Abu for approximately $60 per 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