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11th International San Miguel Writers' Conference and Literary Festival

February 10-14, 2016

San Miguel is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a city steeped in beauty and history, extremely tranquil, and far from border issues. Long a mecca for writers, artists, and musicians from Canada, the U.S., Mexico, and beyond: "The Creative Crossroads of the Americas."

Featuring: Joyce Carol Oates, Scott Simon (NPR), Gail Sheehy, Kirk Ellis (John Adams, HBO), Lisa See, Luis Urrea, Elizabeth Hay, Juan Villoro
  • Seven keynote presentations
  • Seven 90 minute workshops (choose from 70 plus main stage panels)
  • Open mic, Bookstore, and 5 lunches
  • One-on-one agent pitch sessions available
  • Individual consultations available
  • Twelve 3 Hour Intensive Workshop options with distinguished writers
  • Optional Writing Contest
  • "Explore San Miguel" optional excursions
  • Plus a spectacular Mexican Fiesta and a Storytelling Fest

2016 Presenters
Faculty includes Joyce Carol Oates, Scott Simon (NPR), Gail Sheehy, Kirk Ellis (John Adams, HBO), Lisa See, Luis Urrea, Elizabeth Hay, Juan Villoro, Dinty Moore, Joyce Maynard, Liz Rosner, Laura Davis, and more.

2016 90-Minute Classes
Concurrent morning and afternoon sessions include topics such as fiction, non-fiction, travel writing, screen writing, poetry, short story, mystery and crime fiction, memoir and personal essay, young adult, feature articles, editing and self-editing, both traditional and independent publishing, agents, book proposals, and more.

For more information call 510-295-4097 in the U.S. or (415) 185-2225 in Mexico or visit our website at www.sanmiguelwritersconference.org.


About Us
Website www.sanmiguelwritersconference.org
Year Established 2004
Program Description Includes 8 keynote addresses, storytelling, panels, 7 classes (choose from 70), open mic, 4 light breakfasts,5 lunches, receptions. Optional writing contest, local excursions, 3 hr. intensives, agent pitches, individual consults. Bilingual (Eng/Esp).
Upcoming Event
Feb 10 - 14, 2016
Venue: Hotel Real de Minas, San Miguel de Allende, GTO, Mexico

Number of Programs/Year 1
Program Length 5 Days
Group Size or S:T Ratio 1:15-1:35; 1:1 available
Program Focus Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Humor, Journalism, Marketing, Mystery, Non-fiction, Playwriting, Poetry, Publishing, Screenwriting, Travel, Young Adult
Faculty 2016 faculty includes: Joyce Carol Oates, Scott Simon (NPR), Gail Sheehy, Kirk Ellis (John Adams, HBO), Lisa See, Luis Alberto Urrea, Elizabeth Hay, Juan Villoro, Laura Davis, Dinty Moore, Liz Rosner, Joyce Maynard, and more!
Costs Whole Enchilada: $775.00 includes (2)Saturday intensives; Full Conference: $625.00; Basic Conference Package $525.00; Budget to luxury lodging options available.
Global Locations San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Months February
Sponsor's Facebook Page www.facebook.com/SMWritersConference
Contact Susan Page
San Miguel Literary Sala
Aldama #3
San Miguel de Allende, GTO 37700
Phone: (52) 415-185-2225/510-295-4097
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