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Are you an author, editor, agent, or other publishing professional interested in attending MISTI-Con and participating in our Lit Track?

Fill out this form to apply!

We are seeking authors and publishing professionals from diverse backgrounds to participate in panels on the craft of writing and world-building, their experiences in the publishing world, their engagement with the works and world of JK Rowling, their experiences in fandom, and other topics. 

Authors of fantasy and YA fiction are particularly encouraged to join us, but authors of any genre are welcome. We would also love to hear from agents, editors, publicists, booksellers, book bloggers, and other professionals in the world of books!

Attending authors will receive: 

  • Listing and linkage on the MISTI-Con website

  • Authors Alley: A table during the convention’s vendor event, to promote your books, sell them and any merchandise you would like to offer, and/or hold a signing.

  • Readings and Signings: Arranged as part of our programming schedule.

  • Blog Features: Any attending authors who would like to be featured on the MISTI-Con blog will have the opportunity to write a post or complete a short interview.

  • Swag in Bags: If you would like to send bookmarks, postcards, flyers, or other swag to the convention staff ahead of the convention, we will be able to include them in attendees’ bags.

  • Inclusion in the MISTI-Con Recommended Reading List, posted on the website and in the convention program

If you have questions, please contact formalprog@misti-con.org