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I adored every second of my stay in Lisbon, and the literature and culture of Portugal is my New World. It was life-changing and inspired a spate of poems. Kathleen Willard


Excellent workshops, literary excursions, film screenings, meeting writers from all around the world, and all packaged in an inviting city—what more could I ask for? Carlos Quieros


I’ve learned so much about the writing life and will be applying this new knowledge towards changing my life to accomplish the writing goals that I’ve set out. I cannot express how thankful I am for this program. Very well done. Tony Roma


Disquiet was, sincerely, one of the best experiences I have ever had. Katie Buoymaster


The program was well organized, and, most notably, the team behind it all made it easier for a young, solo traveler such as myself to feel welcome… Thank you thank you thank you for a time in my life that will remain magical forever. Marisol Benter


Overall, this was one of the most amazing and memorable experiences I’ve ever had! Melissa Ruby


It's really remarkable to me how much two weeks can change a person's life, but now I have new and important friendships in my life, new questions to ask my mother about her life in Brazil and new questions about identity to figure out for myself. Traci Brimhall


Portugal was honestly the coolest adventure I've ever had. I've come home with a new set of eyes. Katelyn Edwards


Start with the many charms of Lisbon—cobblestones and castles, fresh grilled fish and vinho verde, the haunting voice of a Fado singer in a basement café. Add lively and talented participants, a committed faculty, and exposure to provocative Portugese writers and artists, and you’ve got the Disquiet program Kim Addonizio, Poet


Disquiet is a conference like no other I’ve been to. The day trips were magical, and the Lisbon walking tour was magnificent. Disquiet, for me, was an inspiring and transformative experience. Denise Duhamel, 2012 Faculty, Poet
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