BookBaby presents the Independent Authors Conference

November 3-5
Sonesta Hotel
1800 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

The BookBaby Independent Authors Conference is the only writing conference dedicated to helping independent authors publish successfully. From Friday, November 3rd to Sunday the 5th, writers and authors – beginners and veterans – will gather at the Sonesta Hotel in Philadelphia for a weekend full of workshops about learning and improving the skills independent writers need to succeed, including effective writing techniques and strengthening your book marketing and promotion tactics.

Early bird tickets are still available, but prices will rise in May. Register now! Don’t miss this opportunity to listen and learn from these leading self-publishing experts!

We’re pleased to announce the 2017 BookBaby Independent Authors Conference speaker lineup, filled with successful authors and industry professionals from around the country.

independent authors conferenceMargot Atwell
Director of Publishing, Kickstarter


bilker speaker independent authors conferenceScott Bilker
President, BookLemur / Press One Publishing


independent authors conferenceAngela Bole
CEO, Independent Book Publishers Association


independent authors conferenceLucy Briggs
Marketing Manager, BookBaby


Carter speaker independent authors conferenceRochelle Carter
Publisher/Authorpreneur Business Consultant, Ellechor Media & Associates, LLC


clark speaker independent authors conferenceMs. Hope Clark
Mystery Author, Editor at FundsforWriters


Erickson speaker independent authors conferenceNancy Erickson MFA
The Book Professor


Faulkner speaker independent authors conferenceGrant Faulkner
National Novel Writing Month
Keynote Speaker


Friedlander speaker independent authors conferenceJoel Friedlander
Owner, Marin Bookworks


Goldstein speaker independent authors conferenceJanet Goldstein
Publishing and Strategy Consultant, Janet Goldstein Enterprises


Hitz speaker independent authors conferenceShelley Hitz
Author, speaker, author coach, Body and Soul Publishing LLC


Howard-Johnson speaker independent authors conferenceCarolyn Howard-Johnson
Poet, novelist, author,


Kaye speaker independent authors conferenceDana Kaye
Owner/Publicist, Kaye Publicity, Inc.


King speaker independent authors conferenceCarla King
Adventure travel writer, web expert, and pro-blogger; Author Friendly


independent authors conferenceChloe Kizer
Associate Director, Written Word Media


independent authors conferenceKelly Lytle
Head of Findaway Voices


Marshall speaker independent authors conferenceElizabeth Marshall
Elizabeth Marshall, Inc. / Book Breakthrough)


independent authors conferencePatricia Moosbrugger
Founder, BlueInk Review


independent authors conferenceAlly Nathaniel
AN eBook Publishing Services


Natiello speaker independent authors conferenceEva Lesko Natiello


Poirer-Smith speaker independent authors conferenceMs. Sandra Poirier Smith
President, Smith Publicity, Inc.


independent authors conferenceAleysha Proctor
Author/Radio Show Host/Blogger, Pinkie Mae, LLC


Spatz speaker Independent Authors ConferenceSteven Spatz
President, BookBaby


Warner speaker independent authors conferenceBrooke Warner
Publisher, She Writes Press


Whether you’re a new writer in search of the best way to publish your first book or an experienced author looking to expand your professional network, this is the event you have to attend.

At the Independent Authors Conference, you can expect:

  • Keynote presentations from successful authors and industry leaders.
  • Over 20 workshops and panels focused on publishing and marketing your book.
  • Opportunities to connect with fellow writers and expand your writing network.
  • Discussions with real publishing experts ready to answer your questions.
  • Personal interaction with knowledgeable industry professionals.

Early bird tickets are on sale now for $99. Get your tickets before prices rise in May!

CLICK HERE to register now!


Independent Authors Conference: Sharpen your self-publishing skills! November 3rd-5th at the Sonesta Hotel in Philadelphia


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6 thoughts on “BookBaby Announces Speakers For Independent Authors Conference

  1. Gerri Hilger says:

    Are there rooms blocked at the Sonesta? If so, what is the price?

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