Indie Café: Author Events Calendar

Book-making events for every kind of author

Meet other book-makers, get the word out about your book (or a book you’re thinking of making), get photography tips, network with industry leaders, and more. Check out events all over the world for DIY authors, photographers, artists, and everyone who loves books.

2015 PubSense Summit
Charleston, SC
March 22 to March 24
The PubSense Summit is comprised of the best and brightest people in publishing, author branding and book marketing, all gathered to help emerging authors and small publishers make sense of a rapidly shifting landscape. Learn how to build your author platform, brand and persona with insights from publishing pros including editors, marketers and social media gurus.
2015 AWP Conference & Bookfair
Minneapolis, MN
April 08 to April 11
The AWP Conference & Bookfair is an essential annual destination for writers, teachers, students, editors, and publishers. Each year more than 12,000 attendees assemble for four days of insightful dialogue, networking, and unrivaled access to the organizations and opinion-makers that matter most in contemporary literature.
London Book Fair 2015
London, UK
April 14 to April 16
The London Book Fair covers all aspects of the publishing industry through conference programs, seminars, and special events. Emerging authors and self-publishers will find plenty of activities and insights throughout the three-day programme.
99U Conference
New York, NY
April 30 to May 01
The goal of the 99U Conference is to shift the focus from idea generation to idea execution, providing road-tested insights on how to make your ideas happen. 99U brings together some of the world's most productive creative visionaries & leading researchers to share pragmatic insights on how ideas are brought to life.
HOW Design Live 2015
Chicago, IL
May 04 to May 08
HOW delivers everything you need to pursue a fulfilling, successful creative career—in one essential event. Tactical information you can immediately put to use, dazzling inspiration from the brightest minds and biggest brands, timely explorations of trends and technology, and a healthy dose of camaraderie and connection with your fellow creatives.