Authors' Avenue Application

Application Submissions for 2018 Opening Soon!

Submissions for Gen Con 2018 Authors' Avenue will open soon based on the following schedule:

  • Rebook period - January 22, 2018
  • General submissions - January 29, 2018 at noon (eastern)

The Rebook period is only available to those who exhibited at last years Gen Con's Authors' Avenue. An email will be sent exclusively to them with information on how to apply. For General booking the application link will appear on the Authors' Avenue page in the sub-nav of the "Exhibit" link on our website.

Authors' Avenue is designed for the independent author and small press publisher. Material should relate to fantastical fiction in the genres of fantasy, science fiction, horror, military, or anime. Games related non-fiction is also allowed. The following formats are accepted: novels, short stories, graphic novels. The selling of games, including supplements, is prohibited in Authors' Avenue.

For more information, please refer to the Appendix C: Authors' Avenue Rules & Regulations. Anyone accepted into Authors' Avenue must agree to have read and comply with the policies outlined in this document.

Contact Jeannette LeGault, Sr. Director of Event Programming at Gen Con LLC for questions regarding Authors’ Avenue.