10th Annual San Miguel Writers' Conference and Literary Festival
February 11-15, 2015
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: Gloria Steinem, Alice Walker, Scott Turow, Tracy Chevalier, Jane Urquhart, Ángeles Mastretta and poet Richard Blanco
- Seven keynote presentations
- Seven 90 minute workshops (choose from 54 and main stage panels)
- Open mic, Bookstore, and 4 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, dining, hikes, cantina crawls, etc.
- Plus a spectacular Mexican Fiesta and the play, "Hemingway"
Faculty includes Gloria Steinem, Alice Walker, Scott Turow, Tracy Chevalier, Jane Urquhart, Ángeles Mastretta, Richard Blanco, Dinty Moore, Joyce Maynard, Liz Rosner, Nicholas Delbanco, and more. 2015 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 conventional and self-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.
Includes 8 keynote addresses plus live theater, panels, 7 classes (choose from 56), open mic, local excursions, 4 lunches, receptions. Optional writing contest, 14 Saturday intensives, agent pitches, individual consults. Bilingual (Eng/Esp).
Group Size or S:T Ratio
1:15-1:35; 1:1 available
Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Humor, Journalism, Marketing, Mystery, Non-fiction, Playwriting, Poetry, Publishing, Screenwriting, Travel, Young Adult
2015 faculty included: Gloria Steinem, Alice Walker, Scott Turow, Tracy Chevalier, Richard Blanco, Jane Urquhart, Ángeles Mastretta, Robert Levine, Merilyn Simonds, Dinty Moore, Liz Rosner, Nicholas Delbanco, Joyce Maynard, and more!
Whole Enchilada: $775.00 includes (2)Saturday intensives; Full Conference: $625.00; Basic Conference Package $525.00; Budget to luxury lodging options available.
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
San Miguel Literary Sala
San Miguel de Allende, GTO 37700
Phone: (52) 415-185-2225/510-295-4097