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Writing Contest

Do you have poetry, creative non-fiction, fiction or a Spanish short story? Well, now is the time to polish that piece and submit it to us. This year we will be selecting one winner from each category and inviting them to join us in magical San Miguel de Allende. Not only could you be one of the writers to walk away with a “Full Conference Registration,” free lodging, and an agent pitch session, but you could also earn the prestige of being published by the San Miguel Writers’ Conference on our website.

 

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Announcing the 2018 SMWC Writing Contest

Do you write poetry, creative nonfiction, fiction, or Spanish language short stories?  Well, now is the time to polish your piece and submit it to us. This year we will be selecting one winner from each category and inviting them to join us in magical San Miguel de Allende. Not only...
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International Spanish Short Story Writing Contest

This year we are adding a fourth category to the San Miguel Writers’ Conference “Writing Contest.” We will be accepting Spanish writing submissions in the category, “International Spanish Short Story.” We already offer several Spanish writing categories for Mexican Nationals, but we’ve never offered a category for creative writers outside...
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Life Along the Border By Jesús Mena

Life Along the Border  The Spirit We lived in a string of lean-tos behind an old service station next to Emilio’s Bar. All the families living here were just like chickens, going to bed at sunset, not because nature dictated our clocks, but because any light in a one-room hovel...
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