International Literary Program
in Lisbon, Portugal
June 28 - July 10, 2015
2015 Faculty & Guest Writers include: Mary Gaitskill, Rachel Kushner, Jordan Bass (McSweeney’s), David Caplan, Erica Dawson, Arthur Flowers, Noy Holland, Stefan Kiesbye, Eileen Myles, Stephanie Timm, Terri Witek... and many more TBA!
From Pessoa to Pires, a guided tour through literary Lisbon
DISQUIET 2015 is currently accepting applications
Elaine Avila writes about winning the first annual Disquiet Short Play Contest, her time in Lisbon, and “the exhilaration of being part of a group that...
2014 Disquiet Prize winner "Girls" gets a signal boost from GQ.
Go to DISQUIET 2015 (details forthcoming), and then retire in the Algarve!
In Portugal, everyone goes naked, on and off the beaches. By this I mean that what I found at Disquiet were people, not writers, not speakers, not editors, not...
Disquiet 2014 rescued and ruined me: great workshops, great lectures and readings, great people. How am I supposed to get back to real life?
I've had an incredible time, had great conversations with good people, spent time in one of the most beautiful cities in the world and learned a lot about writing. I'll never forget it.