September’s Events for Authors and Publishers [2017]

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“Back to school” is a phrase we’re used to hearing this time every year. As the start of the new academic year rolls over, we’re presented with a handy list of events; book fairs, conferences, workshops and retreats that promise to cover all our literary needs.

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Whether you’re a publisher, educator or writer, you’ll find something to tickle your fancy in this month’s compilation of 14 events for writers and publishers.

Book fairs in September 2017

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Melbourne Writers Festival
Date: 25 August – 3 September
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Website: http://mwf.com.au/mwf-2017/

Biennial Rio Book Fair
Date: 31 August – 10 September
Location: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Website: http://www.bienaldolivro.com.br/en/

Library of Congress National Book Festival
Date: 2 September
Location: Washington DC, USA
Website: https://www.loc.gov/bookfest/

Moscow International Book Fair
Date: 6 September – 10 September
Location: Moscow, Russia
Website: http://mibf.info/english

Indonesia International Book Fair
Date: 6 September – 10 September
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Website: http://indonesia-bookfair.com/

South Africa Book Fair
Date: 8 September – 10 September
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Website: http://www.southafricanbookfair.co.za/

Haiku North America
Date: 13 September – 17 September
Location: Santa Fe, USA
Website: http://www.haikunorthamerica.com/2017-conference.html

Tokyo International Book Fair
Date: 23 September – 25 September
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Website: http://www.bookfair.jp/en/

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/

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 September 2017

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Word on The Street
Date: 24 September
Location: Toronto, Canada
Website: https://thewordonthestreet.ca/toronto/

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 September 2017

A Writing Retreat for the Senses
Date: 3 September – 9 September
Location: Tuscany, Italy
Cost: $2500
Website: http://www.wideopenwriting.com/tuscany/

The Creative Writer’s Workshop: Fiction & Autobiographical Fiction
Date: 3 September – 10 September
Location: Inis Mor Island, Ireland
Cost: €1550
Website: http://www.thecreativewritersworkshop.com/?p=writing-retreats-workshops

Western Carribean Writing Retreat Cruise
Date: 10 September – 17 September
Location: Carribean
Cost: $1750
Website: http://cruisingwriters.com/retreat/7-day-western-caribbean-writing-retreat-cruise-september-10-17-2017/

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

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