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’s First/Second Poetry Book Contest
Omnidawn’s First/Second Poetry Book Contest
Nov 1 2019 – Feb 18 2020 all-day
The winner Omnidawn’sFirst/Second Poetry Book Contest wins an immediate cash prize of $3,000 and publication Submission dates: Nov 1, 2019–Feb 18, 2020 This contest is open to writers who have either never published a full-length Read more…
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Louisiana Book Festival
Louisiana Book Festival @ Louisiana State Library
Nov 2 all-day
The Louisiana Book Festival is your chance to meet exceptional writers while enjoying book-related activities and presentations. Located downtown Baton Rouge at the State Library of Louisiana, the State Capitol, the Capitol Park Welcome Center, Read more…
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Wednesday WiP with Jozef Syndicate 10:00 am
Wednesday WiP with Jozef Syndicate
Nov 6 @ 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
Nov 13 @ 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
Nov 20 @ 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
Nov 27 @ 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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