Upcoming Events Calendar

Here you will find a list of upcoming events, including book fairs, writing conferences, conventions and more!

BookExpo
Date: July 22, 2020
Description: Bookexpo is a huge annual gathering of book trade professionals from around the world. Authors, publishers and readers converge for panels, industry talk and details on upcoming books. It has support from the AAP, ABA and AAR.
Location: Javits Center, NYC


Worldcon
Date: July 29, 2020
Description: Worldcon is the World Science Fiction Convention. It is the annual convention for the WSFS. This year's Worldcon - Worldcon78 will be held in New Zealand.
Location: Wellington, New Zealand


Dragon Con
Date: September 3, 2020
Description: Dragon Con is a popular culture convention focusing on science fiction, fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music and film. It features the annual Dragon Con cosplay parade.
Location: Atlanta, GA


Printers Row Lit Fest
Date: September 5, 2020
Description: The Chicago Tribune owned Printers Row Lit Fest includes a literatue park where children and parents can enjoy costumes characters, storytelling and performances. It features books from hundreds of booksellers.
Location: Chicago, Ill.


Brooklyn Book Festival
Date: September 28, 2020
Description: This is largest free literary event in New York City. It will be attended by over 300 authors and 250 bookselelrs.
Location: New York, NY


Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
Date: October 3, 2020
Description: Over 150,000 people attend the festival annually. It is held on the University of Southern California campus. The L.A. Times Book Prizes are also announced at the festival.
Location: Los Angeles, Calif.


Balitmore Comic Con
Date: October 23, 2020
Description: The annual Baltimore Comic-Con includes a big guest list, costume contest and the Ringo Awards.
Location: Baltimore, MD


World Fantasy Convention
Date: October 29, 2020
Description: The 2020 World Fantasy Convetion will be held in Salt Lake City. The first WFC was held in 1975. The convention includes the World Fantasy Award banquet.
Location: Salt Lake City, UT


Balitmore Book Festival
Date: November 1, 2020
Description: The Baltimore Book Festival features hundreds of authors, book signings, more than 100 exhibitors and booksellers, and more.
Location: Baltimore, MD


Miami Book Fair
Date: November 15, 2020
Description: The Miami Book Fair International is described as an eight day literary party. It features over 250 publishers and booksellers and over 450 authors.
Location: Miami, FL


London Book Fair
Date: March 9, 2021
Description: The London Book Fair bills itself as a global marketplace for rights negotiations. It is attended each year by over 25,000 publishing professionals.
Location: Olympia, London