San Miguel (de Allende) Writers' Conference
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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

2015 Presenters
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

About Us
Program Description
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).
Upcoming Event

Feb 10 - 14, 2016
Venue: Hotel Real de Minas, San Miguel de Allende, GTO, Mexico

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
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.
Global Locations
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Susan Page
San Miguel Literary Sala
Aldama #3
San Miguel de Allende, GTO 37700
Phone: (52) 415-185-2225/510-295-4097
Updated: 08-01-2015