Escuela Central hosts Cuenca Writers Conference

The Third annual Cuenca International Writers Conference, sponsored by the non-profit organization, The Foundation of Literature of the Americas, kicks off Monday, May 28 and continues through Friday, June 1, with five full days of action-packed events and laid-back evenings. The CIWC will be headquartered this year in one of Cuenca’s few remaining Gothic buildings, Escuela Central, originally constructed in 1584. The building, one block north of Parque Calderon, has a long and, dare I say, storied past, often associated with the changing dynamics of the city. It was originally a hospital, served as a school for girls and, most…

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