July’s Events for Authors and Publishers [2017]

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As the summer rolls in, July welcomes us with an impressive lineup of events targeted for authors and publishers. Between book fairs, publishing events, writers’ retreats and conferences, we list 11 events in July 2017 that matter to authors and publishers across the globe.


This brief 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 July 2017

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Twin Cities Antiquarian and Rare Book Fair
Date: 30 June – July 1
Location: Minnesota, USA
Website: https://twincitiesbookfair.com/

Comic-Con International
Date: July 21 – July 24
Location: San Diego, USA
Website: https://www.comic-con.org/

Lima International Book Fair
Date: July 18 – Aug 3
Location: Lima, Peru
Website: http://www.fillima.com.pe/

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 July 2017

publishing events july 2017

15th International Conference on Books, Publishing and Libraries
Date: July 7
Location: London, UK
Website: http://booksandpublishing.com/2017-conference

Romance Writers of America (RWA) Annual Conference
Date: July 26 – July 29
Location: Orlando, USA
Website: https://www.rwa.org/conference

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

Authors’ Workshops and Retreats in July 2017

writing retreats july 2017

The Creativity Workshop
Date: July 1 – July 5
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Cost: $2200 – $2900 based on accommodation (Tuition fees alone are $1395)
Website: http://creativityworkshop.com/prague.html

Creative Revolution Writing Retreat
Date: July 8 – July 15
Location: San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Cost: $3800- $5200 based on accommodation
Website: http://creative-revolution.com/penpaperparadise/

Novel Writing Retreat
Date: July 2 – July 8
Location: Gascony, France
Cost: £1200
Website: http://www.achapteraway.com/novel_writing_retreat.html

Get Away to Write
Date: July 11 – July 18
Location: Tavertet, Spain
Cost: Prices start at $2,115.00
Website: http://www.murphywriting.com/writing-getaways/get-away-to-write-spain-writing-retreat.html

Canterbury ArtsCon
Date: July 18 – July 21
Location: Canterbury, England
Cost: Tickets start from £10
Website: http://www.cartscon.com/

Master Class Retreat
Date: July 29 – August 5
Location: Berkshire foothills of Upstate New York, USA
Cost: $1,600
Website: http://www.millaycolony.org/master-class-retreat-week-work-writing-publishing-millay/

You can learn more on each event and see the rest of 2017’s list of workshops and retreats here:
26 Awesome Authors’ Retreats & Workshops in 2017

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

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