The 2019 San Miguel Writers’ Conference and Literary Festival will be held from February 13 to February 17 at the Hotel Real de Minas in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. The bilingual (English and Spanish) conference features workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, and classes in publishing. The faculty includes poet Rita Dove; and fiction writers Joseph Boyden, Wally Lamb, Benjamin Alire Sáenz, John Vaillant, and Jorge Volpi. The basic registration fee was $575, which includes seven workshops, seven keynotes, performances, panels, open mic sessions, book signings, and some meals. Agent pitch-sessions, one-on-one consultations, and additional post-conference five-day workshopsare available for additional fees. Registration is limited and available on a firstcome, first served basis. Lodging is available at the conference hotel for discounted rates ranging from $80 to $140 per night. Visit the website for more information.
San Miguel Writers’ Conference, P.O. Box 549, 220 North Zapata Highway #11, Laredo, TX, 78043. (510) 295-4097. Nathan Feuerberg, Contact.