Gen Con 2020 Authors' Avenue

Application Submission is Now Open for 2020

Gen Con is now accepting application submissions for Gen Con's 2020 Authors' Avenue. The submission period will close Monday, February 3 at 9 am (eastern).

Independent authors and small press publishers are encouraged to apply. Material should relate to fantastical fiction in the genres of fantasy, science fiction, horror, military, or anime. The following formats are accepted: novels, short stories, graphic novels. The selling of games, including supplements, is prohibited in Authors' Avenue. If you meet this criteria then Authors’ Avenue is the place for you.

Gen Con 2019 was another record year for attendance. Filled with fans, enthusiasts, publishers, and industry people, Authors' Avenue is an opportunity you don't want to miss!


Please be sure to read the Appendix C: Authors' Avenue Rules & Regulations document as information is updated yearly. By filling out and signing the Authors’ Avenue Application, you agree to abide by the policies outlined in the document.

Note: Any application received after the deadline will not be considered.

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