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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Academic Editing Chapter: Volunteer Info Meeting

Online Zoom Conference , Select a Country:

Academic Editing Chapter Volunteer Info MeetingWednesday 17 January 202412:00 to 12:45 PT / 3:00 to 3:45 ET RSVP for the Zoom URL Becoming—and then being—an academic editor is not an easy task....


EFA Virtual Winter Social

The EFA invites all of our members to join our annual virtual winter social! EFA co-executives Katy Grenfell and Cody Sisco will share an update about things to look forward...

EFA Michigan – Third Friday – January Meeting

Zoom (Michigan Chapter) MI, United States

The EFA's Michigan chapter hosts a Zoom meeting every third Friday of each month for a virtual meetup from 3:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Eastern. This month's meeting is a presentation...



Stephanie Argy and Dayna Ridenouer (Members at Large on the EFA Board of Governors) will host audiobook director Christina Rooney for a free 50-minute STET Talk on what editors should understand about audiobook production.


Chicagoland: All About Contracts

Many but not all freelance editors use contracts as part of their business model. What makes a successful contract? What makes a contract fail? Are they essential? Come hear responses to...


Colorado Chapter: Save the Date for Perfecting PerfectIt

Zoom Event MI, United States

The EFA-CO Chapter is on a roll! Our goal for 2024 is to have one program meeting each quarter, alternating with casual social/networking gatherings. Mark your calendar now for our...


Perfecting PerfectIt

Online (Zoom)

January Program Meeting Join us for a 40-minute deep dive into PerfectIt, the ultimate tool for meticulous proofreading and editing. In this session, you'll discover what PerfectIt is (and isn't),...