Taking the Conversation Home
is our platform for encouraging UTV participants to play an active role as cultural ambassadors once they leave Tepoztlán. By organizing and hosting events such as readings and dialogues in their home communities, UTV alumni share exciting new work and engage larger audiences in conversations on the challenges and values that unite us in these early years of the 21st century.



Celebrating  Native Voices 

& Indigenous Peoples’ Day

october 14, 2019
 McNally Jackson Books, NYC

A reading/conversation with CMarie Fuhrman (UTV 2019 Grace Paley Fellow), co-editor of the anthology Native Voices (Tupelo Press, 2019), to mark Indigenous People’s Day. Co-hosted by poet Kristina Bicher (UTV alumna and Board member)
and Magda Bogin.

And mark your calendars for…

Oct. 18

Beyond Walls: Stories That Matter 

Private Home, NYC.

Cocktails and conversation to benefit the UTV scholarship fund, with Mexican journalist Marcela Turati, the Honorable Jorge Islas López, Mexican consul in New York, and Miguel José Gleason Berumen, Executive Director of the Mexican Cultural Institute in New York, presented by UTV Director Magda Bogin.

Upcoming events are being planned  in  Mexico City,  Puebla,  the Bay Area  and London.
For more information or to request a UTV event, contact info@underthevolcano.org 

Past Events

september 7, 2019
4 Fulton Street NYC

A reading and celebration with UTV faculty and alumni as part of the opening festival of McNally Jackson’s new downtown bookstore, featuring novelists Joan Silber, Emily Raboteau and Keila Vall de la Ville and poets Kristina Bicher, Ana Portnoy Brimmer, CS Nelson and Shakthi Shrima.

may 7, 2019
McNally Jackson Books, NYC.

Aysegül Savas (UTV 2017, 1018 and UTV Reading Fellow in Fiction, 2019 & 2020) reading from her debut novel, Walking on the Ceiling (Riverhead, 2019), in conversation with UTV founder/Director Magda Bogin at McNally Jackson Books, NYC..

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