Events

Palm Beach Poetry Festival
Palm Beach Poetry Festival

Delray Beach, Florida

January 19 - 24, 2015

ABOUT: 'The Palm Beach Poetry Festival is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering the writing, reading, performance, and appreciation of poetry - by presenting an annual festival and other poetry events in Palm Beach County - featuring America's finest poets. It is our goal to provide a nationally recognized learning opportunity for writers of poetry and a world-class, life-enriching …   read more

ALA Midwinter Meeting
ALA Midwinter Meeting

Chicago, Illinois

January 30 - February 3, 2015

The American Library Association's Midwinter Meeting is a great place to connect with librarians, publishers, and leaders in the industry. The event boasts nearly 7,000 attendees annually and has a robust program (which you can learn more about here). Your first time attending? Check out this helpful guide for newbies.The 2015 Midwinter Meeting will feature the following p …   read more

San Francisco Writer’s Conference
San Francisco Writer’s Conference

San Francisco, California

February 12-15, 2015

ABOUT: This four-day conference boasts over 100 bestselling authors, literary agents, editors and publishers from major publishing houses. Featuring 60+ sessions, an opening gala, evening Open Mic, poetry events and pitch sessions, the jam-packed conference is bursting with opportunity for writers.LOCATION: Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco, CaliforniaWEBSITE: http://sfwriters.org/& …   read more

Southern California Writers’ Conference
Southern California Writers’ Conference

San Diego, California

February 13-16, 2015

ABOUT: This conference focuses first and foremost on the writer, aiming to give writers community access and empowering information to reach their personal goals, whatever those goals might be. The conference therefore covers not only the traditional publishing routes in its workshops and speeches, but also the indie and self-publishing routes. It provides an experience very tailored to each …   read more

Bologna Children’s Book Fair
Bologna Children’s Book Fair

Bologna, Italy

March 30-April 2, 2015

ABOUT:The Bologna Children's Book Fair is considered the premiere children's and young adult publishing conference in the world. Publishers, authors, and agents from all over the world attend the event to review the market—this is a great place for publishers to take on foreign titles and authors and bring them stateside. A focus in 2015 will be going digital for children. &nb …   read more

PubSense Summit
PubSense Summit

Charleston, South Carolina

March 22-24, 2015

ABOUT: 'The PubSense Summit is comprised of the best and brightest in publishing, author branding and book marketing, all gathered to help emerging authors and small publishers make sense of a rapidly shifting landscape.'FOR: Already published and aspiring authors, both traditional and self-published; independent publishersLOCATION: Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, South CarolinaWE …   read more

The London Book Fair
The London Book Fair

Olympia, London

April 13-16, 2015

ABOUT: In its 44rd year, this book fair calls itself the “global marketplace” of rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across a variety of mediums. This year's book fair will host over 250 different seminars, the Publishing for Digital Minds Conference, the Author of the Day program, a New Title Showcase, and a PEN-sponsored literary salon to discuss freedom of ex …   read more

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Los Angeles, California

April 18-19, 2015

ABOUT:The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The Festival was an immediate success and has evolved to include live bands, poetry readings, chef demos, cultural entertainment and artists creating their work on-site. There's also a photography exhibit, film screenings followed by Q …   read more

Audio Publishers Association Conference
Audio Publishers Association Conference

New York, New York

May 27, 2015

ABOUT:'Each year, the Audio Publishers Association holds the annual Audio Publishers Association Conference (APAC). APAC is the premier event in the audiobook industry designed to address industry trends, meet the varying needs of audiobook industry professionals, and provide networking opportunities for industry leaders and newcomers.'LOCATION: Javits Convention Center during BEA, New York, …   read more