|Day of the Revolution. Izamal, Mexico by Janet Jarman|
More than 25 years ago, in the middle of quintessential Amish country, I took a 4-week summer course at
I share of this by way of introduction to sharing the following:
Kimiko Hahn will judge the USPiM 2013 Mérida Fellowship Award.
Currently, this award is only open to American poets. Each year they accept Mexican poets through their Mexico Awards program. You need not be American to participate in our conference. Most workshops are conducted in English, except for the translation workshop which is conducted in English and Spanish. Evening readings are in English, Spanish and indigenous languages.
The Mérida Fellowship Award covers Conference fee ($600) and 7 nights lodging at Hotel Caribe in Merida for the week (total value approx. $1,020). Please submit no more than 6 pages, 12pt Times New Roman type (do not put your name on poem pages), along with the entry Application and the $25 entry fee by check payable to U.S. Poets in Mexico,. Mail to USPiM, P.O .Box 4150, Grand Central Station,
Here’s a link to the obit of one of my favorites voices of Mexico- Carlos Fuentes.
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Mérida Fellowship Award- Mexico
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