Events

Boston Book Festival
Boston Book Festival

Boston, Massachusetts

October 23-25, 2014

The Boston Book Festival promises something for everyone, with over 150 presenters, a street fair, live music, sessions and seminars, and activities for kids and teens. Free and open to the public, the festival 'celebrates the power of words to stimulate, agitate, unite, delight, and inspire by holding year-round events culminating in an annual, free festival that promotes a culture of reading and …   read more

Vancouver Writers Fest
Vancouver Writers Fest

Vancouver

October 21-26, 2014

'The Vancouver Writers Fest turns reading into a community experience, bringing people together to share thoughts, explore ideas, and witness brilliant conversations.For the past 27 years, the Writers Fest has enriched our imaginations and the culture of our city and has touched and inspired thousands of lives by creating a forum for authors to connect with readers and by offering a vibrant exchan …   read more

Texas Book Festival
Texas Book Festival

Austin, Texas

October 25-26, 2014

'The Texas Book Festival celebrates authors and their contributions to the culture of literacy, ideas, and imagination. The Texas Book Festival was established in 1995 by Laura Bush, a former librarian and an ardent advocate of literacy. Along with Mary Margaret Farabee, founding co-chair, Mrs. Bush created a task force to plan a book festival to honor Texas authors, promote the joys of reading an …   read more

Surrey International Writer's Conference
Surrey International Writer's Conference

Surrey, BC

October 24-26, 2014

'The Surrey International Writers' Conference, held every October in British Columbia, is the most comprehensive conference of its kind in Canada. SiWC offers writers in all genres — from beginners to experts — the opportunity both to hone their craft and to expose their work to the international literary marketplace.' VISIT THE WEBSITE HERE …   read more

American Copy Editors Society Editing Boot Camp
American Copy Editors Society Editing Boot Camp

Palm Springs, California

October 30, 2014

If you are an editor or edit as part of your job, the American Copy Editors Society is hosting several boot camps to help you polish your skills in different locations this fall. The ACES Editing Boot Camps are presented by knowledgeable and experienced editors of ACES' executive leadership team, and will cover the basics of grammar and punctuation, clarity and accuracy, proofreading, headlines an …   read more

Louisiana Book Festival
Louisiana Book Festival

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

November 1, 2014

The Louisiana Book Festival is a free, open to public literary celebration that takes place in Baton Rouge. Events include Wordshops, activities for kids and teens, an Authors Party for contributing writers, poets, panelists, and sponsors, and the One Book, One Festival group in which participants read a selected book in advance and join a scholar-led discussion. The festival also presents the Lou …   read more

Traverse City Children's Book Festival
Traverse City Children's Book Festival

TRAVERSE CITY, MICHIGAN

November 8, 2014

TCCBF is a celebration of children, families, community, and literacy. The festival offers a sampling of books for the entire family from a variety of Michigan and national publishers. Local non-profits will be on hand with fun, kid-friendly activities and crafts. Each year, the festival honors the medalists in the Moonbeam Children's Book Awards, presented annually by Jenkins Group since 2007, wi …   read more

American Copy Editors Society Editing Boot Camp
American Copy Editors Society Editing Boot Camp

Omaha, Nebraska

November 8, 2014

If you are an editor or edit as part of your job, the American Copy Editors Society is hosting several boot camps to help you polish your skills in different locations this fall. The ACES Editing Boot Camps are presented by knowledgeable and experienced editors of ACES' executive leadership team, and will cover the basics of grammar and punctuation, clarity and accuracy, proofreading, headlines an …   read more

Miami Book Fair International
Miami Book Fair International

Miami, Florida

November 16-23, 2014

'The books are coming.And the readers and writers will follow, as they do by the hundreds of thousands every year for the Miami Book Fair International, an eight-day literary party in November.The Fair, in its 31st year, will open Sunday November 16th with the popular Evenings With… series, featuring six nights of readings and discussions with noted authors from the United States and around …   read more