Events

Nebraska Book Festival
Nebraska Book Festival

August 25, 2018

ABOUT: The festival is held to celebrate Nebraska's literary heritage and contemporary authors and to stimulate public interest in books, reading, and the written word. By gathering together contempor …   

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Yale Publishing Course
Yale Publishing Course
July 29 - August 3, 2018

ABOUT: This gathering of industry professionals focuses on leadership strategies in both of its course options: book publishing or magazine and digital publishing. The courses alternate between l …   

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Writer's Digest Conference
Writer's Digest Conference
August 10-12, 2018

ABOUT:The Writer's Digest Annual Conference gives attending authors the chance to pitch their work, learn from experts, and network with other writers and publishing professionals. From the website:Ta …   

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When Words Collide
August 10-12, 2018

ABOUT: This festival aims to bring together the literary community, with authors and readers meeting in Calgary, Alberta. Writers from every genre are welcome to join the festival and share tips …   

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Once Upon a Book
Once Upon a Book

August 10-11, 2018

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Mississippi Book Festival
August 18, 2018

ABOUT: The Mississippi Book Festival was founded in 2013 to promote literacy and celebrate authors. The first festival took place in 2015 and featureed more than 100 authors at readings, panels, …   

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AJC Decatur Book Festival
AJC Decatur Book Festival
August 31 - September 2, 2018

ABOUT: The Atlanta Journal Constitution festival attracts massive amount of book-lovers into downtown Decatur, Georgia. One draw that makes this the largest independent literary festival is the e …   

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National Book Festival
National Book Festival
September 1, 2018

ABOUT: The National Book Festival, organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress, will take place Saturday, September 1, 2018, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washingto …   

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Brooklyn Book Festival
Brooklyn Book Festival
September 10-17, 2018

ABOUT: The Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors. One of America's prem …   

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American Copy Editors Society Editing Boot Camp
American Copy Editors Society Editing Boot Camp
September 12, 2018

ABOUT: 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 …   

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Baltimore Book Festival
Baltimore Book Festival
September 18-30, 2018

ABOUT: The Baltimore Book Festival features hundreds of appearances by local, celebrity and nationally known authors, book signings, more than 100 exhibitors and booksellers, nonstop readings on …   

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American Christian Fiction Writers Conference
American Christian Fiction Writers Conference
September 20-23, 2018

ABOUT: The American Christian Fiction Writers have hosted this annual national conference since 2002, 'the premier event among Christian fiction writers and other industry professionals for the q …   

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Southern California Writers’ Conference
Southern California Writers’ Conference
February 17-20, 2017

ABOUT: 'Founded and run by professional writers, the SCWC provides veteran and emerging talent with authoritative guidance to help distinguish those manuscripts that are ready for market consider …   

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Banned Books Week
September 23-29, 2018

ABOUT: Banned Books Week is the 'national book community's annual celebration of the freedom to read.' Launched in 1982, the week is used by booksellers, librarians, authors and readers to draw a …   

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Frankfurt Book Fair
October 10-14, 2018

ABOUT: The world's largest book fair is as rich in history as it is in attendees. According to Peter Weishaas' A History of the Frankfurt Book Fair, the international importance of the fair …   

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Litquake
Litquake
October 11-20, 2018

Two authors established this celebration of the written word in 1999 when they realized just how much locals loved books and booze. San Franciscans take part in this nine day event with pub crawls, au …   

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Wisconsin Book Festival
Wisconsin Book Festival
October 11-14, 2018

ABOUT:This annual book festival celebrates literature by bringing authors to Madison and hosting readings, signings, and other events over the course of four days. Madison Public Library, which puts o …   

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Traverse City Children's Book Festival
Traverse City Children's Book Festival
November 10, 2018

ABOUT: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 …   

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