utv team

Magda Bogin
founder & director

Gabriela Damián
assistant director

Laura Garibay
logistics coordinator

2020 faculty

David Barstow journalism
Cyrus Cassells poetry
Alberto Chimal fiction

Adam Foulds

David Huerta

Victor LaValle writer-in-residence
Monica Lavín manuscript seminar
Emily Raboteau literary non-fiction
Elizabeth Rosner manuscript seminar
Alejandra Xanic journalism

2020 reading fellows

UTV Reading Fellows are exciting young writers with a first book either published or in the pipeline. Most are alumni of Under the Volcano. Iin residence throughout the Core Program, they assist master class writers as a second pair of eyes, with a special focus on suggestions for revision.  During the Extension Residency they work on their own writing and are available by appointment for one-on-one consultations by genre.

Francisco Cantú
literary non-fiction

Tim MacGabhann
fiction, journalism, poetry

Nelly Rosario

Ayşegül Savaş

"When I was feeling overwhelmed at the sheer talent and accomplishments of the faculty, a fellow writing student said to me, “The only difference between them and us is time.”

MARTHA MORRISON, Toronto, Canada

"UTV is more than a learning experience set against a powerful landscape... it offers a mental space for creativity."


past faculty

board of directors

Kristina Bicher / Magda Bogin / Carol Davis / Elizabeth Madigan / John Werner

advisory board 

Lourdes Arizpe / Sandra Cisneros  /  Janet Dawson / Laura Garibay/ David Huerta / Jonathan Levi  / Paul Muldoon / Nelly Rosario /Ann Folwell Stanford / Gobi Stromberg / Ginger Thompson / Luisa Valenzuela

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