Authors' Avenue Application

Application Submissions for 2019 Opening Soon!

Submissions for Gen Con 2019 Authors' Avenue will open based on the following schedule:

  • Rebook period - Monday, January 21, 2019
  • General submissions - Monday, January 28, 2019 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. It will be a new webpage, so we advise you not to bookmark this page. General submission will remain open only until available slots are filled. Authors' Avenue will sell out, so submit as soon as possible.

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.