Events

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

New York Writers Workshop Fiction Pitch Conference
New York Writers Workshop Fiction Pitch Conference

New York, New York

November 7-9, 2014

'New York Writers Workshop hosts three-day pitch conferences in New York City for writers of fiction. The conferences are offered twice a year, in the spring and fall, with sections for those writing for adults as well as for children and young adults.Participants polish their pitches with the help of conference leaders who are members of the New York Writers Workshop faculty, then they present th …   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

Windsor International Writers Conference
Windsor International Writers Conference

Windsor, Ontario

November 13-16, 2014

ABOUT: 'The Windsor International Writers Conference (WI-WC) believes that all peoples and nations must have the right to preserve their heritage, art, culture and books for future generations. If these things are destroyed and the history is forgotten, then that people will disappear.WI-WC will make every endeavour to promote and preserve:the craft of writing and advancing skills, not only i …   read more

Inspire! Toronto International Book Fair
Inspire! Toronto International Book Fair

Toronto, Ontario

November 13-16, 2014

ABOUT: 'Canada's book exposition for all things print and digital. INSPIRE! Toronto International Book Fair will be part exhibition, part market and part cultural festival, celebrating reading in all forms and embracing all facets of the book trade. It will be a place for readers to connect with those who write and produce the books they love—to learn, explore and be entertained, i …   read more

Self-Publishing Book Expo
Self-Publishing Book Expo

New York, New York

November 15, 2014

ABOUT: 'The Self-Publishing Book Expo is a learning center for already published and aspiring authors. Attendees will gain valuable information about how to self-publish their books better and smarter. Our Exhibit Hall features the leading companies and professionals offering a variety of services, as well as authors showcasing and selling their books. Throughout the day there will be a series of …   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

Digital Publishing Innovation Summit
Digital Publishing Innovation Summit

San Francisco, California

December 10-11, 2014

'The Digital Publishing Innovation Summit brings together thought-leaders from the book, magazine and online  media industries, for an event acclaimed for its interactive  sessions and high-level speakers. As the digital space continues to innovate and change, this leaves a somewhat undefined path for many publishers.This summit tackles these threats and opportunities head on, …   read more