15th International San Miguel Writers' Conference and Literary Festival
February 12-16, 2020
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 Condé Nast Traveler + Travel & Leisure magazines.
Featuring 2020 Keynote Presentations by Delia Owens, Tommy Orange, Valeria Luiselli, Madeleine Thien, Juan Felipe Herrera, Literary Death Match, and more. Seven 90-minute concurrent sessions (choose from 70+ workshops and panels)
Five Lunches, Open Mic and Bookstore
Literary Death Match and Spectacular Quiceañera
Optional One-on-one agent pitches, individual consults, writing contest
Twenty Optional 3-Hour Intensive Workshops
Five Optional 5-Day Master Classes
Optional "Explore San Miguel" Excursions
Faculty includes incredible instructors (craft and commerce)!
2020 90-Minute Classes
Concurrent morning and afternoon session topics include fiction, non-fiction, travel writing, poetry, short story, 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.
2020 Includes 13 main stage events, 7 classes (from 70+), open mic, lunch, parties. Optional excursions, 3-hr. intensives, agent pitches, individual consults, 5-day post-con master classes. Bilingual (ENG/ESP).
Group Size or S:T Ratio
1:15-1:35; 1:1 available
Humor, Travel, Publishing, Poetry, Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Young Adult, Non-fiction, Children's, Marketing
2020 features: Delia Owens, Tommy Orange, Valeria Luiselli, Madeleine Thien, Juan Felipe Herrera, Literary Death Match, and more!
2020 Packages (usd): Whole Enchilada: $895.00 includes (2) 3-hour Saturday Intensives; Full Conference Package: $745.00; NEW! Writers Package $345; Value ($85usd single or double) and luxury lodging options.
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
San Miguel Literary Sala
Ancha de San Antonio 9 - Box 526
San Miguel de Allende, GTO 37700
Phone: (52) 415-324-5020