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Writing Community Connects at AWP

By: PRLog

EFA to Exhibit at AWP Conference and Bookfair, Visit Us In Person or Virtually

PHILADELPHIA - March 7, 2022 - PRLog -- The Editorial Freelancers Association will be exhibiting at the AWP Conference and Bookfair, March 23 – 26, in Philadelphia. The event, hosted by the Association of Writers and Writing Programs, will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. There will also be an opportunity for participants to join virtually.

Visit our booth at the convention center (T260), as well as our virtual exhibit space in the Bookfair. (You must be logged in to the conference platform to view this; EFA is listed under Exhibitor 5+ Years.) Stop by in-person or virtually to learn more about the benefits of EFA membership or about hiring the right freelancer for your project through our Member Directory and Job List!

EFA professionals provide a variety of services to authors, including developmental editing and copy editing, proofreading, book design and typesetting, and indexing. They also offer assistance with author platform-building and creating promotions and marketing materials.

"Recently, the EFA celebrated fifty years of serving editorial freelancers throughout the U.S. and beyond. We are looking forward to attending AWP, where we always enjoy connecting with authors at all stages of their careers, academics, and the publishing community," says Amy Spungen, EFA Events chairperson.

The first AWP conference, held in 1973 at the Library of Congress, featured six events and 16 presenters. AWP has grown to be the largest literary conference in North America, drawing thousands of writers, editors, and publishers, and featuring hundreds of events. The concurrent Bookfair will feature hundreds of exhibitors, including presses, journals, and literary organizations.

Founded in 1970, the EFA is a national nonprofit professional organization with approximately 3,000 members, including writers, editors, copy editors, proofreaders, indexers, translators, and others who work in publishing, communications and related fields.

EFA Mission

The EFA advances excellence among our dynamic community of freelance editorial professionals by providing opportunities for business development, learning, and networking. Our resources help our members and their clients build successful collaborations.

"The Editorial Freelancers Association just might be the book publishing industry's most powerful secret weapon …" – Publishers Weekly

For more information about the AWP Conference and Bookfair, visit

For more information about the EFA, visit

Sheryl Holmberg, PR Chairperson

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