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Awesome Con

April 26 - April 28
Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
Washington, DC, 20001 United States
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Awesome Con is Washington DC’s Comic Con! Awesome Con is a celebration of geek culture, bringing over 70,000 fans together with their favorite stars from across comics, movies, television, toys, games, and more! And just like DC, we’re smart, family-friendly, and inclusive – as Awesome Con is home to: Future Con, an area of Awesome Con…

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Conversations and Connections: Practical Advice on Writing

April 27
GMU Arlington campus, Founders Hall 3351 Fairfax Dr
Arlington, VA 22201
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Conversations and Connections is a one-day writer's conference at the George Mason University campus in Arlington, Virginia that brings together writers, editors, and publishers in a friendly, supportive environment. The conference is organized by Barrelhouse magazine, and has been held for the past 12 years in Washington DC, and the past 5 in Pittsburgh. All…

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8:00 am

Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators Group Meeting

April 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0
Chinn Park Regional Library, 3065 Chinn Park Dr,
Woodbridge, VA
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free

This group meets on the 4th Saturday at Chinn Park Regional Library from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Note: It is unclear whether this group is affiliated with the national organization SCBWI.

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9:00 am

Manassas Reads

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm UTC+0
Harris Pavilion Old Town Manassas, Virginia + Google Map

The Prince William County Public Library System, City of Manassas and Manassas City Public Schools joined together to host the first community-wide book festival in October 2014 at the Harris Pavilion. The annual event now takes place in the spring every year and continues to offer many events and giveaways, including LOTS of free books…

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10:00 am

Hanover Book Festival 2019

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm UTC+0
RichmondTimes Dispatch Building, 8460 Times Dispatch blvd
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
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A not-for-profit community event presented by the Hanover Writers Chapter of the Virginia Writers Club, the Hanover Book Festival began in 2006 as a project to promote reading. In this age of television, movie, and computer screens, the written page is becoming an anachronism in many people's lives. To encourage and promote reading as an enjoyable experience, the…

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DC Author Festival 2019

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm UTC+0
James Madison Memorial Building, 101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20540
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free

The DC Author Festival, in partnership with the Library of Congress, is a gathering for local writers to participate in workshops, discussions, social activities and professional development. Check this page (https://www.dclibrary.org/dcauthorfest) soon for details about session topics and speakers.

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