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13th International San Miguel Writers' Conference and Literary Festival


February 14-18, 2018

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: "The Creative Crossroads of the Americas." Named #1 City in the World by CondeNast Traveler and Travel&Leisure magazines.

Featuring: Wally Lamb, Rita Dove, Jane Friedman, John Vaillant, Jorge Volpi, Joseph Boyden, Emma Donghue.
  • Seven keynote presentations
  • Seven 90-minute concurrent sessions (choose from 70+ workshops and panels)
  • Five Lunches, Daily Open Mic and Bookstore
  • Friday's Spectacular Mexican Fiesta - Sunday's Tall Tales & Short Plays
  • Optional One-on-one agent pitches, individual consults, writing contest
  • Sixteen Optional 3-Hour Intensive Workshops
  • Four Optional 5-Day Master Classes
  • Fifteen Optional "Explore San Miguel" Excursions

2018 Presenters
Faculty includes Dinty Moore, Diana Spechler, Bonnie Nadell, Laura Davis, Merilyn Simonds, David Corbett, Susan Brown, Judyth Hill, Gerald Helferich, Kathleen Hudson, Lori Horvitz, Jamie Brickhouse, Martha Barnett, Sandra Gulland, Janet McAdams, and many more!

2018 90-Minute Classes
Concurrent morning and afternoon session topics include fiction, non-fiction, travel writing, songwriting, screenwriting, poetry, short story, mystery and crime fiction, memoir, personal writing, feature articles, editing and self-editing, young adult, children, both traditional and independent publishing, agents, book proposals, and more.

For more information and to register, visit sanmiguelwritersconference.org.

 

 
About Us
 
       
Website www.sanmiguelwritersconference.org
Year Established 2005
Program Description 2018 Includes 7 keynotes, 7 classes (from 70), storytelling, short plays, panels, open mic, 5 lunches, parties. Optional writing contest, excursions, 3 hr. intensives, agent pitches, individual consults, 5-day post-con master classes. Bilingual (ENG/ESP).
Upcoming Event
Feb 14 - 18, 2018
Venue: HOTEL REAL DE MINAS, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, 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 Publishing, Fiction, Humor, Journalism, Mystery, Nature, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Travel, Poetry, Autobiography/Memoir, Young Adult, Non-fiction, Children's, Marketing
Faculty 2018 Faculty: Wally Lamb, Rita Dove, Jane Friedman, John Vaillant, Jorge Volpi, Joseph Boyden, Emma Donaghue, Dinty Moore, Laura Davis, Merilyn Simonds, David Corbett, Susan Brown, Sandra Gulland, Bonnie Nadell, Leanne Dunic, Diana Spechler, and more!
Costs 2018 Packages: Whole Enchilada: $795.00 includes (2) 3-hour Saturday Intensives; Full Conference: $685.00; Basic Conference Package $575.00; Budget ($85usd single or double) to luxury lodging options.
Global Locations San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Months February
Sponsor's Facebook Page www.facebook.com/SMWritersConference
Contact Susan Page
Director
San Miguel Literary Sala
Aldama #3
San Miguel de Allende, GTO 37700
Mexico
Phone: (52) 415-324-5020
E-Mail: director@sanmiguelwritersconference.org

 

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