DISQUIET International Literary Program in Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal


Details
Jun 29 - Jul 11, 2014

Conference

APPLICATION DEADLINE:April 15, 2014
SCHOLARSHIP:Available

CONTACT: Jeff Parker
PHONE: (813) 257-5028
EMAIL: disquietinternational@gmail.com
WEBSITE: http://www.disquietinternational.org

DISQUIET brings together Portuguese and North American writers for two weeks in one of the most exciting European capitals.

The third annual program will include workshops in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, literary walks and other excursions, craft talks, and readings with North American and Portuguese writers in one of the world's most compelling cities. A full scholarship, including airfare, tuition, and lodging, will be awarded to the winner of the DISQUIET Literary Prize for writing in any genre. Full and partial scholarships are also available through a partnership with the Luso-American Development Foundation for North American writers of Portuguese or Luso descent.


Faculty

Featured Writers Include:

Sally Ashton, Dan Bern, Erica Dawson, Teolinda Gersão, Denis Johnson, David Lehman, Cyriaco Lopes, Rodrigo Garcia Lopes, Alissa Nutting, Josip Novakovich, José Luís Peixoto, Jacinto Lucas Pires, Patrícia Portela, Padgett Powell, Patrícia Reis, Gonçalo M. Tavares, Katherine Vaz, Terri Witek, Rui Zink. Additional faculty and guests TBA.


Genres

Poetry, Fiction, Creative nonfiction


Location

Lisbon
Portugal



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