A multi-faceted program that aims to bring each writer’s voice to the next level. Our focus is not on the market but on the power of words and on supporting the creative process, wherever it leads.



  • Introducing UTV Flash Master Classes & Manuscript Consultations with award-winning UTV authors.

  • Preparing for our Quinceaños! Check out the UTV 2018 FlexPass and join us next January as we celebrate our 15th birthday.

  • The Best of Under the Volcano: a bilingual anthology of writing by UTV faculty and participants is now in the works… stay tuned for details!

  • Congratulations to UTV alums Mildred Pérez de la Torre and Micaela Sánchez Miranda, both awarded residencies at Casa Octavia.

  • Bravo to our alums Dhyan Adler, Tim MacGhabann, Nora de la Cruz and Rebecca Levi, all accepted to prestigious masters programs.

  • And speaking of alumni, look who’s published recently: Loretta Collins Klobah, Itzel Guevara, Devi Laskar, Tracy Rees, Gerald Weaver and so many more.