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Welcome to our list of Events, Conventions, Conferences, and workshops. This page will be updated as information is received. If you would like your conference or convention added to the page, please email pamackerson@adcmagazine.com with the information. Thank you.

 

This list was taken from a couple of websites.

2017

 

International Women’s Fiction Festival, Matera, Italy, Sep. 28-30, 2017

Women’s Fiction Festival The WFF is the only literary festival dedicated to women’s  fiction in Europe.  The festival is for the published and unpublished and features master classes, creative writing labs, and a translation competition.

 

Moonlight & Magnolias Conference, Peachtree Corners, GA, Sep. 28 – Oct. 1, 2017

Georgia Romance Writers The conference features over 35 workshops including “Digital Track” workshops (small press, e-publishing, self-publishing, backlist publishing).

 

Indie Romance Convention, Lebanon, TN, Oct. 4-7, 2017

The Indie Romance Convention is designed to fit the needs of indie authors. In addition, the event is open to readers, bloggers, editors, and cover artists.

 

The Heartland Fall Forum, Lombard, IL, Oct. 11-13, 2017

Midwest Booksellers Association, Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association This is the largest regional trade show in the country to serve the independent book selling market.

 

Frankfurt Book Fair, Frankfurt, Germany, Oct. 11-15, 2017

Frankfurter Buchmesse The Frankfurt Book Fair is a meeting place for publishers, booksellers, agents, film producers and authors. 

 

Bouchercon World Mystery Convention 2017, Toronto, ON, Canada, Oct. 12-15, 2017

Bouchercon is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization which holds an annual convention in honor of Anthony Boucher, the distinguished mystery fiction critic, editor and author. 

 

Fall in Love with New England Romance Reader/Author Conference, Manchester, NH, Oct.13 & 14, 2017

Ashlyn Chase Fall in Love with New England is group of authors who want to have fun with readers. Conference fee includes workshops and author panels, dinner and lunch buffet, author and reader apple social, bobbing for baskets, Yankee toss up, Friday evening Halloween costume contest and prizes, and free admission to Saturday’s book signing.

 

Emerald City Writers’ Conference, Bellevue, WA, Oct. 13-15, 2017

Greater Seattle Romance Writers Emerald City is the largest regional romance writing conference in the West.  There are editor and agent guests, workshops and master classes.

 

2018

 

FEBRUARY


15th annual San Francisco Writers Conference
February 15–18, 2018; San Francisco, CA, USA


Coastal Magic Convention
February 22–25, 2018; Daytona Beach, FL, USA


Romance Author & Reader Events 
February 24, 2018; London, ENGLAND



MARCH


Association of Writers & Writing Programs' Conference & Bookfair
March 7–10, 2018; Tampa, FL, USA


Sandy Sullivan's  A Weekend with the Authors
March 16–18, 2018

Enjoy a special weekend with your favorite romance authors! Venue. Nashville Airport Marriott 600 North Marriott Drive Nashville, TN 37214 (615) 889-9300



ErotiCon
March 17–18, 2018; London, ENGLAND


BDSM Writers Con 
March 22–25, 2018; Everett, WA, USA


 Create Something Magical Conference
March 24–25, 2018; Iselin, NJ, USA

Popular Culture Association (PCA) 
March 28–31, 2018; Indianapolis, IN, USA



APRIL


 Independent Book Publishers Association's Publishing University
April 6–7, 2018; Austin, TX, USA


The Muse & the Marketplace
April 6–8, 2018; Boston, MA, USA


Lone Star LesFic Festival
April 7, 2018; Austin, TX, USA


London Book Fair
April 10–12, 2018; London, ENGLAND

Spring Fling Writers' Conference
April 20–21, 2018; Chicago, IL, USA


 Washington Romance Writers Retreat
April 20–22, 2018; Westminster, MD, USA

 Wicked Book Weekend
April 20–23, 2018; Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA


Let Your Imagination Take Flight
April 27–28, 2018; Burlington, MA, USA


 Barbara Vey's Reader Appreciation Weekend
April 27–29, 2018; Milwaukee, WI, USA


MAY


 Interracial Romance Authors' Expo
May 3–5, 2018; Clearwater Beach, FL, USA


 LoveLetter Convention
May 12–13, 2018; Berlin, GERMANY


RT Booklovers Convention & Bookfair

May 15–20, 2018; Reno, NV, USA

I Love Books author event (Pam Ackerson from Affaire de Coeur will be there!!)
May 19, 2018
The Schultz Center
4019 Boulevard Center Dr.
Jacksonville, FL 32207


 Book Expo America
May 30–June 1 2018; New York City, NY, USA

Space Coast Booklovers

May 31st - June 3, Cocoa Beach, FL



JUNE


BookCon
​June 2–3, 2018; New York City, NY, USA


 Lori Foster's Reader & Author Get Together (RAGT)
June 7–9, 2018; West Chester, OH, USA


Romance Author & Reader Events (#RARE18)
June 23, 2018; Rome, ITALY


Romance Slam Jam
June 14–16, 2018; Kansas City, MO, USA


7th International Conference on Popular Romance Studies
June 27–29, 2018; Sydney, AUSTRALIA


JULY


 Sexy and Sassy Signing
July 6–7, 2018; Norfolk, VA, USA

 

Rocket City Author Event (Pam Ackerson will be there!!)
July 21, 2018   Huntsville, AL  at the Von Braun Center  Facebook-2018 Rocket City Author Event Attendees


 Romance Writers of America (RWA) Conference
July 18–21, 2018; Denver, CO, USA


 Book Bonanza!
July 20–21, 2018; Denver, CO, USA



AUGUST


Romancing the Capital
August 2–4, 2018; Ottawa, CANADA

East Texas Book Bash Harvey Convention Center August 4, 2018 Tyler, TX (Pam Ackerson from Affaire de Coeur will be there!!)


When Words Collide 
August 10–12, 2018; Calgary, CANADA 


Romance Writers of New Zealand 
August 10–12, 2018; Auckland, NEW ZEALAND


BDSM Writers Con
August 16–19, 2018; New York City, NY, USA


Salute with Love at Valley Forge–Military Romance Author Event
August 17, 2018; Phoenixville, PA, USA

All About the Indies
August 18, 2018; Arlington, VA, USA


Historical Novel Society UK Conference
August 24–26, 2018; Glasgow, ENGLAND


Heather Graham's Writers for New Orleans
August 31–September 2, 2018; New Orleans, LA, USA



SEPTEMBER



OCTOBER


 KallypsoCon
October 5–7, 2018; Salt lake city, Utah, USA

 

November

 

December

 

2019 

March

Augusta Literary Festival March 2, 2019  Marriot Renaissance Augusta, GA 

 

May

Capital City Author and Reader Event May 18, 2019 Montgomery, AL