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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.

As the U.S. begins a return to in-person events this year, 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.

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November 2022

Visit the EFA at Anaheim Indie Author Day

November 5th @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
Anaheim Central Library, 500 W Broadway
Anaheim, CA 92805 United States
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We're exhibiting for the first time at the Anaheim Central Library's Indie Author Day! Stop by our booth to introduce yourself and learn more about the benefits of EFA membership, as well…

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North Texas Chapter: November Virtual Coffee Hour

November 9th @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CST

Join the next coffee hour at 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 9, through Zoom. On the second Wednesday of each month, our members get together over coffee to talk editing and entrepreneurship. We…

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Authenticity Reading: What It Is and Why Editors Should Care

November 10
"You can play a crucial role in helping editing clients understand authenticity reading and even offer the service yourself." —Crystal Shelley, instructor

Today is the last day to register for this webinar! Readers want to see themselves represented in accurate and respectful ways, both in fiction and in nonfiction. This is where…

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December 2022

North Texas Chapter: December Virtual Coffee Hour

December 14th @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CST

Join the next coffee hour at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 14, through Zoom. On the second Wednesday of each month, our members get together over coffee to talk editing and entrepreneurship. We…

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Virginia Chapter: Holiday Leftovers

December 30th @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Home of April Michelle Davis Montpelier, 23192 United States + Google Map

Things are beginning to calm down from the holidays, and we need to now prepare for the new year! What are your 2023 goals? Let's talk business! What are your…

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March 2023

Visit the EFA at the 2023 AWP Conference & Bookfair!

March 8, 2023 - March 11, 2023
Seattle Convention Center, 705 Pike St.
Seattle, WA 98101
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Once again, the EFA is exhibiting in person at the AWP Conference & Bookfair! Stop by our booth to learn more about the benefits of EFA membership or about hiring the right freelancer…

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August 2023

EFA Conference (EFACON 2023)

August 17, 2023 - August 19, 2023
Westin Alexandria Old Town, 400 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
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Save the dates for EFACON 2023: August 17–19, Old Town, Alexandria, VA! EFA conferences allow you to network with colleagues and develop professionally—a rare opportunity for solo entrepreneurs. Our conferences…

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