July 20: SD/PEN presents “To Attend or Not to Attend: Choosing the Right Writers Conference for You,” with Antoinette Kuritz, founder of the La Jolla Writers Conference. For more information, see bit.ly/2t9ptwT.
August 26: The first ever San Diego Festival of Books will be held at Liberty Station, hosted by the San Diego Union-Tribune and KPBS. The free event will run from 10 AM to 6 PM, and is expected to draw thousands of book lovers. This year’s “One Book San Diego” selection will be announced at the festival. Author signings, discussions and appearances, along with food, music and children’s activities will be featured at the event. Those interested in booking an exhibitor booth may contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
September 23: The Northwest Independent Editors Guild hosts Red Pencil 6: Tracking Changes in Editing conference in Kenmore, WA. Keynote speaker is Karen Yin of the Conscious Style Guide and AP vs. Chicago websites. SDWEG members receive a $20 affiliate discount with the code RPCALI17, as well as an additional $30 off when registering through the early-bird deadline of July 31. For more information, see bit.ly/EdsGuild2017.