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Intensive Writing Workshops (Feb 21 & 22, 2011) San Miguel Writers' Conference 2011

San Miguel Literary Sala

Monday, February 21, 2011 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 1:00 PM (CST)

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Gina Hyams Intensive Writing Workshop
"Introduction to Blogging – Finding Your Blogging Voice ". Gina Hyams is author of seven non-fiction books, she writes for Huffington Post, Newsweek, San Francisco Magazine, NPR, Salon, and many others. She was selected as one of the top 70 authors to follow on Twitter! Limited to 30 participants. LOCATION: Sunset Lounge, Mesones 101
Ended $100.00 $3.49
Jack Fry Intensive Writing Workshop
"Solo Playwriting – Write, Craft, and Perform". Jack Fry is an award winning writer/actor/teacher who has been performing his critically acclaimed solo show They Call Me Mister Fry nationally in theaters, performance art centers, colleges and schools for almost a decade. Limited to 12 participants. LOCATION: Mary Calderoni Studio in Fabrica Aurora
Ended $150.00 $4.74
Amy Ferris Intensive Writing Workshop
"Memoir -- Writing Your Life: Speaking Your Truth". Amy Ferris is the screenwriter of Mr. Wonderful (Warner) and Funny Valentine (Universal). Author of best-selling memoir, Marrying George Clooney, about to be produced Off Broadway. Limited to 12 participants. LOCATION: Film Festival Conference Room: Fabrica Aurora
Ended $150.00 $4.74
Jonathan Santlofer Inensive Writing Workshop
"The Short Story". Jonathan Santlofer is the author of five novels. Translated into 22 languages. Winner of the prestigious Nero Wolfe Award for best crime fiction novel of 2008.Limited to 30 participants. LOCATION: Real de Minas Conference room
Ended $150.00 $4.74
Robert Olmstead Intensive Writing Workshop - CANCELED
"Fiction: 1st WORD, 1st SENTENCE, 1st PARAGRAPH, 1st PAGE". Robert Olmstead is a fiction writer and memoirist; author of seven books; recipient of Guggenheim Fellowship and NEA grant and numerous prestigious awards. University professor; travels and teaches all over the world. Limited to 30 participants. LOCATION: Conference Room
Ended $100.00 $3.49
Denise Duhamel Intensive Writing Workshop - CANCELLED
"Poetry: Memory, Fear, and Desire". Denise Duhamel is a widely published poet. Included in 8 editions of The Best American Poetry. University Professor. NEA fellowship recipient. Limited to 12 participants. location: Lifepath Center Pila Seca #11
Ended $150.00 $4.74
Allen Josephs Intensive Writing Workshop
"Creative Non-Fiction: Reads Like A Novel: How to be Creative AND Credible". Allen Josephs is an International authority on Hispanic Culture. Former president of the Hemingway Society. Author of eight books on Hemingway, Lorca, Picasso, and Cormac McCarthy. Limited to 12 participants. LOCATION: William Martin Studio in Fabrica Aurora
Ended $150.00 $4.74
Janet Goldstein Intensive Writing Workshop
"Moving Your Book to the Next Level". Janet Goldstein is a NYC-based publishing and strategy consultant with more than twenty years' experience as an editorial executive at three of the largest US book publishers. Janet has worked with such award-winning and best-selling authors as Barbara Kingsolver, David Allen, Susan Scott, Wayne Dyer, Harrier Lerner, Joseph Marshall, the Dalai Lama, and many others. Limited to 12 participants. LOCATION: Casa Luna Conference Room Quebrada # 117
Ended $150.00 $4.74
Mónica Lavin Intensivo taller de escritura
Los personajes que habitan la novela El taller revisará la importancia de los personajes en la novela, su construcción y evolución, aunado al papel del narrador y punto de vista en la escritura de una novela. Se discutirá la problemática y maneras de trabajar personajes documentados para llevarlos de la realidad a la ficción así como la relación del autor con los personajes. Los asistentes deben llevar una sinopsis de su novela, un fragmento de cinco cuartillas (a doble espacio) con copias suficientes para los 12 participantes. Real de Minas Conference Room
Ended $150.00 $4.74

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Event Details

2 Day Writing Intensives
February 21 & 22

Intensive Workshops: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Locations are specific to Intensive Workshop.

Sixth Annual  San Miguel International Writers' Conference

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
February 18 to 20, 2011

A Bi-Lingual Writers' Conference


Sandra Cisneros
The 2011 San Miguel Writers' Conference is an international event and will be fully bilingual. The Conference is widely promoted throughout Mexico, the U.S, and Canada.
Featuring: 6 General Session with featured speakers, 35 workshop options, 18 intensive workshop options with world class, best selling authors: Fiction, Memoir, Poetry, Travel, Publishing, Social Media, Playwriting, Non Fiction, Mystery, Performance,  Blogging, and Talking Gourd Fire Evening.

Sandra Cisneros is the founder of the Alfredo Cisneros del Moral  Foundation, the Elvira Cisneros Award and the Macondo Foundation, all of which  work on behalf of creative writers. She is the recipient of numerous awards including a MacArthur. 

Her writings include novels: THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET and CARAMELO; short stories:  WOMAN HOLLERING CREEK; and poetry collections:  MY WICKED WICKED WAYS and LOOSE WOMAN.

This is a Writers' Conference and then some - registration includes extravaganza evening events, organic meals (with a fiesta flavor), and guided excursions in and around San Miuel de Allende.
All you have to do is show up - we'll take good care of you!

Have questions about Intensive Writing Workshops (Feb 21 & 22, 2011) San Miguel Writers' Conference 2011? Contact San Miguel Literary Sala

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Monday, February 21, 2011 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 1:00 PM (CST)

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San Miguel Literary Sala

The San Miguel Literary Sala is a non-profit organization funded by membership fees, outside donations, and monies received from fundraising events.  Every year they put on the annual San Miguel International Writers’ Conference and Literary Festival, a bilingual, co-cultural conference held in magical San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

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