October’s Events for Authors and Publishers [2017]

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As the fall rolls in, October welcomes us with an impressive lineup of events targeted for authors and publishers. Between book fairs, publishing events, writers’ retreats and conferences, we list 13 events in October 2017 that matter to authors and publishers across the globe.

This article will help you plan what book fairs, publishing events, conferences, workshops and retreats you want to organize your month around, as well as where to find more info on each event.

Book fairs in October 2017

Uruguay International Book Fair

Date: 26 September – 9 October
Location: Montevideo, Uruguay
Website: http://www.camaradellibro.com.uy/

Nairobi International Book Fair

Date: 27 September – 1 October
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Website: http://kenyapublishers.org/build-your-dreams-in-3d/

Göteborg Book Fair

Date: 28 September – 1 October
Location: Göteborg, Sweden
Website: https://bokmassan.se/eng/

Amman International Book Fair

Date: 5 – 14 October
Location: Amman, Jordan
Website: https://www.ammanbookfair.com/

Monterrey International Book Fair

Date: 7 – 15 October
Location: Monterrey, Mexico
Website: https://www.feriadellibromonterrey.mx/

Frankfurt Book Fair

Date: 11 – 15 October
Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Website: http://www.buchmesse.de/en/fbf/

Khartoum International Book Fair

Date: 17 – 29 October
Location: Khartoum, Sudan
Website: http://www.kibfsudan.gov.sd/

Algeria Book Fair

Date: 26 October – 5 November
Location: Algiers, Algeria
Website: http://www.sila-dz.com/

Santiago International Book Fair

Date: 26 October – 12 November
Location: Santiago, Chile
Website: https://camaradellibro.cl/ferias/filsa/filsa-2017

Boston Book Festival

Date: 28 October
Location: Boston, USA
Website: https://bostonbookfest.org/

For an infographic list of all the book fairs in 2017, follow the link below:
The Complete International Book Fairs Calendar for 2017


Publishing Events in October 2017

16th European Conference on E-Learning (ECEL 2017)

Date: 26 – 27 October
Location: Porto, Portugal
Website: http://www.academic-conferences.org/conferences/ecel/

Learn more info on each event and see the full year’s calendar as a detailed infographic here:
22 Publishing Events not to miss in 2017


Authors’ Workshops and Retreats in October 2017

Ossabaw Island Writers’ Retreat

Date: 27 – 29 October
Location: Ossabaw Island, Georgia, USA
Cost: $1095
Website: http://www.ossabawwritersretreat.org/

Write, Travel, Transform

Date: 17 – 31 October
Location: Macchu Picchu, Peru
Cost: $5300
Website: https://lauradavis.net/peru/

If we missed an important event, let us know in the comments below!

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