EFA members, learn more about volunteering at events such as book festivals and trade conferences in your area by visiting the Representing the EFA webpage.

The EFA defers to local public health guidelines regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the discretion of local coordinators in deciding to resume in-person meetings and events. For updates, please see the listings below or contact your local chapter.

Upcoming Events


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Houston chapter: Stet! game night (virtual)

Put on your favorite editing hat, grab some popcorn, and join us for some fun! The next EFA Houston meeting will be Wed., Sept. 27, 6 to 7 p.m. Central, online...


Getting Editorial Work from Book Publishers with Jennifer Lawler

Zoom Meeting , United States

In this one-hour conversation open to all EFA members, veteran freelance editor Jennifer Lawler will share her expertise on marketing to and working with book publishers, crafting effective letters of introduction,...

Visit the EFA at the 2023 Brooklyn Book Festival

Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza 209 Joralemon St., Brooklyn, NY, United States

Once again, we're exhibiting at Brooklyn Book Festival! Stop by our booth (#607 between Joralemon and Adams Streets next to Brooklyn Borough Hall) to learn more about the benefits of...

Editing Romance

This deep dive into romance will help developmental editors build genre toolkits. All the basics of romance—story beats, tropes, and more—will be covered.

VA Chapter: 2023 Recap

Home of April Michelle Davis Montpelier, United States

Now that the year is coming to a close, let's share how we succeeded (and failed) throughout the year so we can all have a more productive and less stressful...