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New to this year’s program: Walk the Pilgrims’ Trail to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. For the adventurous type, complete your 2014 Disquiet International experience with a three-day guided walk.
Jacinto Lucas Pires recently finished up his US tour for his novel The True Actor (recently published in English by DISQUIET Books–http://www.dzancbooks.org/the-true-actor-by-jacinto-luca/), see video of him reading at the Functionally Literate reading series in Orlando here: http://functionallyliterate.org/jacinto-lucas-pires/
For more information on the Disquiet Imprint see: http://disquietinternational.org/who-we-are/disquiet-imprint-2
Announcing a new collaboration with SLS Vilnius: Through a unique partnership between two of the world’s best international literary programs– DISQUIET Lisbon (June 29 – July 11, 2014) and SLS Lithuania (July 13 – 26, 2014) — we’re offering a special discount for participants attending both!
Save $1200 (30% off each program) and see the literary sides of both Eastern and Western Europe. Faculty and guest writers include Erica Dawson, Tibor Fischer, Denis Johnson, Dorothea Lasky, David Lehman, Fiona McCrae, Eileen Myles, Josip Novakovich, Alissa Nutting, Padgett Powell, Miriam Toews, Katherine Vaz, Sasha Weiss,Terri Witek, Rebecca Wolff and many, many more. Space is limited.
There’s just under two months left before the deadline for the DISQUIET Literary Prize! Our multi-genre contest will publish a winner in each genre: fiction in Guernica, non-fiction in Ninthletter.com, and poetry in The Collagist. One grand prize winner will be chosen by an outside judge to receive a full scholarship (travel, tuition and lodging) to attend the amazing DISQUIET International Literary Program in Lisbon, Portugal, to take place June 29-July 11, 2014.
The DISQUIET Prize is no longer limited to work with an international bent. So send us your best, whatever that is!
Entry fee: $15 (US). One entry may include up to ten poems or a single prose piece up to twenty double-spaced pages in length. Use our easy Submittable form or see our contest page for instructions on how to enter by post.
Submissions close Feb. 15, 2014.