St. Louis Writers Guild

Schedule for  

Gateway to Publishing Conference and Convention



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Schedule for Gateway to Publishing Conference and Convention
June 16 - 18, 2017 
Renaissance Hotel in St. Louis, MO
Writer's Conference
Workshops

Multiple workshops an hour.
These hour long sessions will be on a variety of topics from improving your writing to navigating the publishing industry. 

There will be over 30 workshops to attend - access to all of them is included in registration.
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Writer Panels

These hour long sessions will feature multiple authors talking about a certain topic, these discussions will allow for more interaction and a greater variety of viewpoints on the subject. 

There will be over 10 Writer Panels - they are only available to conference attendees and are included in registration. 
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Affiliated Organization Workshops

Get to know some of the other literary organizations in St. Louis. Several groups who are affiliated with St. Louis Writers Guild will be presenting workshops based on their areas of expertise. 

These hour long sessions are available only to conference attendees and are included in registration. 
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Master Classes

These 2 hour sessions allow for intensive instruction into a single topic. They are taught b industry professional and will take place at various times during the conference. 

Attendees are limited to 10-20 people. 

Master Classes are an additional $50 per class. 
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Networking Events

There will be chances for conference attendees to network with each other. There will also be a chance to interact with the conference faculty. 

The networking events are included in registration and are only available to conference attendees. 
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Pitch Sessions

Have a completed project? Pitch your work to the literary agents, publishers, and editors who are at Gateway Con. 

Registered attendees can sign up for two pitch sessions (as long as spots are available, and on a first come, first serve basis) at no additional cost, this included in the price of the conference. 

Attendees are encouraged to read over the bios of each faculty member and select the appropriate pitch session. If you do not get the one you wish, or if there are more than two that you wish we encourage you to contact them after the conference and mention that you were an attendee. 
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