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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

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
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

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
Contact
Susan Page
Director
San Miguel Literary Sala
Aldama #3
San Miguel de Allende, GTO 37700
Mexico
Phone: (52) 415-185-2225/510-295-4097
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