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Thursday, January 16, 2020

2020 Conferences, Workshops, and Literary Festivals

While this list mostly focuses on Texas and Louisiana (where I am) there are some others listed here for you. Please let me know if you would like to recommend any others to be added to the list.


1/18"Serious Writers, Inc." is sponsoring a one-day Writers Boot Camp in Tampa, Florida . You can learn more at https://www.seriouswriter.com/events/

2/15 - Southwest Louisiana Book Festival - https://www.swlabookfest.org/



3/5-7"Serious Writers, Inc." will be at the North Carolina Christian Writers Conference. You can learn more at https://www.seriouswriter.com/events/

3/14 - Jambalaya Writers Conference - http://mytpl.org/jwc/



3/13-22 - SXSW Film and writers festival in Austin - http://www.sxsw.com/

3/25-29 - New Orleans Literary Festival -  http://www.tennesseewilliams.net/

3/28 - Unconfirmed, so check back: Galveston Island Book Festival - http://galveston.bookfestival.network/index.php/component/users/?view=remind&Itemid=101

4/25 - Wimberley Book Festival - http://bookfestival.network/


5/2-3 - Austin Writer's and Illustrators Conference - https://austin.scbwi.org/events/austin-2018-writers-illustrators-working-conference/

5/30 - Lone Star Book Festival of Seguin, Texas - http://bookfestival.network/



6/13-14 - Dallas Writer's Conference - http://dfwcon.org/

6/17-20 "Serious Writers, Inc." will be at the Write-to-Publish Conference in Wheaton, Illinois. You can learn more at https://www.seriouswriter.com/events/

6/26-28 - Austin Agents and Editors Conference - http://www.writersleague.org/38/Conference

7/10-12"Serious Writers, Inc." will be at the Windsor International Writers Conference in Windsor, Ontarion. You can learn more at https://www.seriouswriter.com/events/

9/12-13 - Unconfirmed so check back - Houston Writer's Guild Conference - https://houston.scbwi.org/

10/15-18 - World Mystery Convention will be held in Sacramento, California - http://www.bouchercon.com/

10/24 - Unconfirmed, so check back - Louisiana: Bayou Writers Group Conferencehttps://bayouwritersgroup.com/

10/22-29 - Austin Film Festival -  https://austinfilmfestival.com/

11/7-8 - Austin Book Festival - https://www.texasbookfestival.org/

11/14-15 - Unconfirmed, so check back: New Orleans Book Festival - https://www.everfest.com/e/new-orleans-book-festival-new-orleans-la

Please feel free to comment with any you would like to see added to this list - even if it's not happening in the USA.  You never know when an opportunity will arise. Right? :-)

2 comments:

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Thanks for the list! I'll make sure we have those all at the IWSG site.

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