I've been a few places as a writer at this point, but I've been nowhere more rewarding. All that saves me from burning up upon re-entry right now is the thought that I need to go back--that I want to be a part of this thing and this place. Casey Walker, 2016 Participant
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The BMW of writing programs. Padgett Powell, 2014 & 2016 Faculty
I really appreciated the genuine effort to create a cultural exchange and immersion here—the mixture of Portuguese and American writers at every reading, the variety of venues and beautiful places, and above all the pervasive enthusiasm and love of literature. Gabe Moseley, 2016 Participant
Disquiet Program Assistant Gabe Bump interviewed Jacinto Lucas Pires on football, Portugal, and the freedom needed to be a poet.
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