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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Developmental Editing of Fiction: Beginning

Today is the launch for this popular course—now self-paced! This self-paced introductory course is meant for anyone who wants to help authors shape their stories, develop their storytelling grit, and...

North Texas Chapter: August Virtual Coffee Hour

Online (Zoom)

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

EFA Conference (EFACON 2023)

Westin Alexandria Old Town 400 Courthouse Square, Alexandria, VA, United States

EFACON 2023 will take place 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 have...

Developmental Editing of Fiction: Advanced

Learn the nuances of top-quality developmental editing. Registration closes today! You will come away from this course with a stronger understanding of the craft of fiction, a deeper appreciation for...

Editing Children’s Picture Books

Learn everything you need to know to get started editing children's picture books. Registration closes today! This essential six-week course will show you how to help your client to produce...