The San Miguel de Allende Literary Sala presents a series of fun and informative writing workshops throughout May.
The schedule is:
• “Narrative Voice: Where Prose Comes Alive”: Taught by Amy Gottlieb on May 17 and 19, 3-4:30 p.m.
• “World Travels and Travel Writing: Turning One Passion into Another”: Taught by Laurie Gough on May 17 and 19, 5:30-7 p.m.
• “Writing for Teens (even if you aren’t one)|: Taught by Kat Falls on May 18 and 20, 3-4:30 p.m.
• “Shamanic Origins of Poetry: The Deep Magic of Saying”: Taught by Judyth Hill on May 18 and 20, 5:30-7 p.m.
• The Distinguished Speaker Series features actor Matthew McConaughey, whose memoir “Greenlights” has been a New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller for over 25 weeks, in conversation with Jamie Brickhouse on Friday, May 14, 6 p.m. His tome has been called “an unconventional memoir filled with raucous stories, outlaw wisdom and [life] lessons.” McConaughey has confirmed he is considering a run to be the governor of Texas and is polling ahead of the current Governor Greg Abbott. He said he wants “to get into a leadership role in the next chapter of my life.” Brickhouse, a fellow Texan, standup comedian and critically-acclaimed writer, is the author of the celebrated book and one-man show, “Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir of Booze, Sex, and my Mother.”
• Hallie Ephron, author of “Never Tell a Lie,” talks with literary agent April Eberhardt on June 20, 6 p.m.
For more information and tickets details on all the above events, see sanmiguelliterarysala.org.