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  • Congratulations to the writers and journalists of Under the Volcano 2018! Thanks to all involved for making our Quinceaños season such a success.

  • We are thrilled to announce the publication of our bilingual anthology The Best Writing of Our First Fifteen Years, featuring work by Russell Banks, Magda Bogin, Sandra Cisneros, Jennifer Clement, Francisco Goldman, Reyna Grande, David Huerta, Jonathan Levi, Paul Muldoon, Grace Paley, Elena Poniatowska, Luisa Valenzuela and Alison Wearing, and 40 of our best participants. Cover art by Cisco Jiménez makes this book a true collector's item. Order copies here! See pictures of our book launch here!

  • We capped our celebrations with the world premiere of Codex, a chamber opera by composer Felipe Pérez Santiago, with lyrics by Magda Bogin, at the Teatro Ocampo in Cuernavaca, on January 20th, 2018. So grateful for the support of the Robert & Lenore Davis Foundation of New York and Maestro Celso Duarte of the Secretaría de Cultura de Morelos. Check out this extract and stay tuned for news on future productions.

  • We have a gorgeous online store offering fine art and vacation rentals. All proceeds benefit our scholarship fund.

  • Under the Volcano at the top of The Write Life's list of 2018 writing retreats!