Gateway to Publishing Conference and Convention

June 16 - 18, 2017
Renaissance Hotel

Gateway Con!
Presented by
St. Louis Writers Guild


Independent Bookstore Alliance

Affiliated Organizations

St. Louis Publishers Association 

St. Louis Press Club

Missouri Romance Writers of America

Sisters in Crime
Greater St. Louis Chapter

Saturday Writers

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6pm at Gateway Con! 

Gateway to Publishing

Conference and Convention!

St. Louis Writers Guild's new annual writers conference. The weekend long event will take place at the Renaissance Hotel and feature multiple workshop tracks for writers, a book fair, and events for readers.


SIGN UP BY JUNE 1, 2017 

Due to logistical issues, after June 1, the ticket fees charged by Eventbrite will be added to the price. 

Sign up now and avoid the fees!


June 16, 17, and 18, 2017
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

At the Renaissance Hotel in St. Louis, MO
Across from Lambert International Airport

A Conference for Writers and a Convention for Readers!
Writing Workshops
Master Classes
Pitch Sessions
Remote Pitch Sessions
Networking Events
Your Books on Display
Meet Industry Professionals
Critiques of Your Work
Debates about the Future of Publishing

A Writer's Conference to take the next step on the
Road to Publishing

Meet Your Favorite Author
Author Signings
Tons of Author Panels
Bookstore run by the Independent Bookstore Alliance
A Hall of Authors
Free to Attend

Connect with your Favorite Author or Genre, and Discover New Books to Explore

Sponsor Gateway Con
Ads in the Program
Get a Table in the Hall of Authors
Vendor Room to
Connect with Attendees
Panels of Authors to
Connect with Readers

Connect with Readers,
or Find Your Next Client
at this Conference of
Industry Professionals
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Schedule for Gateway Con
Find out what St. Louis Writers Guild is planning. 
Closer to the event we will post a pdf of the program and the full schedule for both the Writer's Conference and the Reader's Convention. 
Speakers Appearing at Gateway Con
Discover who will be speaking, 
read their biographies, and more. 
Information is coming soon! 
Register for the Writer's Conference 
Find the fees, benefits, and more. Then follow the link to Eventbrite to register for the Writer's Conference at Gateway to Publishing Conference & Convention. 
Register for the Author Hall 
Find the fees and benefits to have a table in the Author Hall at the Gateway to Publishing Conference & Convention. Then follow the link to Eventbrite to register for a table. 
Sponsorship Opportunities 
Become a sponsor of the Gateway to Publishing Conference & Convention. Find out the different levels and benefits that are being offered or get an ad in the program. Opportunities abound to get the word our about your book, your company, or your writing services to the entire conference! 
Renaissance Hotel in St. Louis, MO 
Gateway Con will be held at the Renaissance Hotel in St. Louis, MO. Convenient shuttle from the airport to the hotel, and free parking for hotel guests and conference attendees. 

Conference Rate for a room at the 
Renaissance Hotel is $109 per night. 
This rate is guaranteed until May 25, 2017. 

To learn visit the hotel's reservation site click this link. 
(complimentary basic guest wifi & parking)
Have a question about Gateway Con or St. Louis Writers Guild please
contact us at info (at) stlwritersguild (dot) org

Would you like to be a Volunteer at Gateway Con please
contact us at president (at) stlwritersguild (dot) org