To support authors and creators throughout North America, we have compiled a list of writers’ conferences and book festivals below and will update this list frequently. Subscribe to this calendar below to receive notifications of new events. Also, tell us about any conferences or festivals by posting the info in the comments below or emailing books at jozefpa dot com.

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Omnidawn Poetry Chapbook Contest
Omnidawn Poetry Chapbook Contest
May 1 – Jun 24 all-day
The winner Omnidawn’sPoetry Chapbook Contest wins an immediate cash prize of $1,000, publication of the book by Omnidawn with a full-color cover (unless the author prefers black and white), 100 free copies of the winning Read more…
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Resources for African American Genealogy 7:00 pm
Resources for African American Genealogy @ Main Library at Goodwood
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Explore resources to help research African-American ancestors. Due to the history of slavery, prejudice, and discrimination against African Americans in our country, African Americans were routinely excluded from many records that could have documented details Read more…
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