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 Open (Poetry Book Contest)
Omnidawn Open (Poetry Book Contest)
Jul 1 – Aug 19 all-day
The winner of each of Omnidawn’s Open contest wins an immediate cash prize of $3,000, publication of the book by Omnidawn with a full-color cover, 100 free copies of the winning book, and extensive display Read more…
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Wednesday WiP with Jozef Syndicate 10:00 am
Wednesday WiP with Jozef Syndicate
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Let’s have a confidential conversation about your Work in Progress. During this invitation-only session, you can freely share your work, brainstorm the next paragraph or scene, explore ideas on the entire project, vet ideas for sources, Read more…
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Wednesday WiP with Jozef Syndicate 10:00 am
Wednesday WiP with Jozef Syndicate
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Let’s have a confidential conversation about your Work in Progress. During this invitation-only session, you can freely share your work, brainstorm the next paragraph or scene, explore ideas on the entire project, vet ideas for sources, Read more…
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Wednesday WiP with Jozef Syndicate 10:00 am
Wednesday WiP with Jozef Syndicate
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Let’s have a confidential conversation about your Work in Progress. During this invitation-only session, you can freely share your work, brainstorm the next paragraph or scene, explore ideas on the entire project, vet ideas for sources, Read more…
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Writer`s Digest Annual Confrence
Writer`s Digest Annual Confrence @ New York Hilton Midtown
Aug 22 – Aug 25 all-day
The Writer’s Digest Annual Conference offers a balanced program covering the fundamentals of craft—delving into specific genres and techniques—along with the business of being a writer, from traditional and self-publishing paths, promotion and marketing strategies, Read more…
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Wednesday WiP with Jozef Syndicate 10:00 am
Wednesday WiP with Jozef Syndicate
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Let’s have a confidential conversation about your Work in Progress. During this invitation-only session, you can freely share your work, brainstorm the next paragraph or scene, explore ideas on the entire project, vet ideas for sources, Read more…
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