Meet the Exhibitors


Austin Community College Creative Writing

A two-year degree program open to all writers in multiple genres; online and face-to-face.


Blue Cubicle Press

Blue Cubicle Press, home of the award-winning and internationally recognized literary journals Workers Write! and The First Line, is dedicated to giving voice to writers who realize their words may never pay the mortgage but who are too stubborn to stop trying. We're here to support artists trapped in the daily grind.



The largest independent bookstore in Texas, offering books on writing and getting published as well as books by conference presenters.


Bouchercon 2019

The world's largest mystery novel fan convention 50th anniversary--The Anthony Awards, panels, exciting guests of honor and more.


First Look Literary Ladies

Sharon and Ann critique your first few pages and also offer workshops and short ebooks on all aspects of writing.


Kallisto Gaia Press, Inc.

A 501(c)3 literary nonprofit, home of The Ocotillo Review and the Texas Poetry Calendar.


Word Nerd Crafts

Hand-crafted, unique literary-themed crafts, such as Scrabble Tile earrings, upcycled journals, and tote bags.


Writers in the Field

A hands-on, gloves-off, first-of-its-kind research experience for writers.


The Writer’s Workshop

Full Spectrum edits: development, substantive-line, copy editing. Query writing-review. Blurbs, summaries--all you  need to polish, submit, and publish. References from traditional, indie, and self-pub authors.


The Writing Barn

7.5 wooded acres devoted to writers: group and private retreats, weekend and week long intensives, book launches and other literary themed parties. Retreat. Create. Celebrate at The Writing Barn.


Yellow Bird Editors

Manuscript critiques, content editing, developmental editing, query letter critiques, and more.