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San Miguel Writers’ Conference & Literary Festival

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - Monday, February 17, 2014


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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Ringed by mountains in the central highlands at an altitude of 6,500 feet.
Tom Robbins: "If Dante had had the San Miguel experience he would have written more about heaven and less about hell."
Barbara Kingsolver: "San Miguel is filled with unexpected riches..."

Admission Fees

Full Conference + 2 Monday Workshops (The Whole Enchilada) Early Bard Registration (Save $100) by October 1: $545 ($645 after October 1st)
Full Conference Early Bard $425 ($525 after October 1st)
Basic Conference $325 Early Bard ($425 after October 1st)


Sponsored by the San Miguel Literary Sala, the annual conference is held in sunny, historic San Miguel de Allende, known worldwide as a mecca for writers, artists, and musicians. The entire town is a World heritage Site filled with cobblestone streets and brightly painted 18th century architecture. It is ringed by mountains and worlds away from border issues.

(64) 90 minute sessions – beginning and advanced (select 7); keynote addresses and panels’ open mic; agent pitches; optional individual consultations and post-conference 1/2 day intensives on Monday, 2/17; spectacular Mexican Fiesta; explore San Miguel excursions; opening and closing receptions; leisure time. All genres, fully bilingual. Many meals included. Hotel rooms only $65 single or double.

2014 Keynote Speakers: Yann Martel (Life of Pi); Laura Esquivel (Like Water for Chocolate); Pat Conroy (The Great Santini); Benjamin Alire Saenz (2013 PEN Faulkner Award for Fiction); poets David Whyte and Ellen Bass, and more.

Contact Information

Susan Page
220 N. Zapata Hwy. #11
Laredo. TX 78043
Tel: 510/295-4097
[email protected]


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