We will host this year’s conference on Zoom, October 16-18, 2020. We’ve updated some details. In the meantime, check out our writing/publishing Zoom talk show, Inside Writing.
Gotham Writers Conference
2019 Teaser

The Gotham Writers Conference will take place on Zoom, October 16-18, 2020.

It will unfold like this:

Panels and Presentations (Days 1 and 2) — Take a peek behind the publishing curtain with six eye-opening and entertaining panels and presentations. This is for people who are ready for publication or just gearing up to enter the publishing process. Plus, a Write-In.

Pitching Roundtables (Day 3) — Each roundtable will have two agents and a group of pre-selected writers with book projects. You spend the day with your table—pitching, reading pages, and discussing your work. There will be tables specializing in: mainstream/literary novels, genre novels, middle grade/young adult novels, picture books, and nonfiction books.

Anyone can attend the Panels and Presentations, but you must apply and be selected to participate in a Pitching Roundtables.

Learn more about our writing conference.

Learn about the "Manuscript-to-Market” Fellowship, which includes free admission to the Conference, available to all people of color.

GOTHAM WRITERS WORKSHOP is a creative home in New York City and online where writers develop their craft and come together in the spirit of discovery and fellowship. We’ve been teaching creative writing since 1993.