14th International San Miguel Writers' Conference and Literary Festival
February 13-17, 2019
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: Adam Gopnik, jennifer Clement, PAul; Theroux, Sandra Gulland, Literary Death Match, and more.
- Fourteen main stage presentations
- Seven 90-minute concurrent sessions (choose from 70+ workshops and panels)
- Five Lunches, Daily Open Mic and Bookstore
- Friday's Literary Death Match and Spectacular Mexican Fiesta
- Optional One-on-one agent pitches, individual consults, writing contest
- Sixteen Optional 3-Hour Intensive Workshops
- Three Optional 5-Day Master Classes
- Thirty-four Optional "Explore San Miguel" Excursions (Before, During, After Conference)
Faculty includes incredible instructors (craft and commerce)! 2019 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.
2019 Includes 14 main stage events, 7 classes (from 70), daily open mic, lunch, many parties. 34 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, Journalism, Nature, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Travel, Publishing, Poetry, Autobiography/Memoir, Mystery, Fiction, Young Adult, Non-fiction, Children's, Marketing
2019 features: Adam Gopnik, Jennifer Clement (presidnet, PEN International, Paul Theroux, Sandra Gulland, Literary Death Match, and more!
2019 Packages (usd): Whole Enchilada: $875.00 includes (2) 3-hour Saturday Intensives; Full Conference Package: $735.00; NEW! Writers Package $345; Value ($80usd single or double) or luxury lodging options.
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
San Miguel Literary Sala
San Miguel de Allende, GTO 37700
Phone: (52) 415-324-5020