Authors' Avenue Application

Application Submissions for 2020 Opening Soon!

Submissions for Gen Con 2020 Authors' Avenue will open based on the following schedule:

  • Rebook period - Monday, January 20 through Monday, February 3, 2020
  • General submissions - Monday, January 27 through Monday, February 3, 2020 (9 am 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.

When the General submission period opens, the application link will appear on the Authors' Avenue page in the sub-nav of the "Exhibit" link. It will be a new page, so it is advised not to bookmark this page. The submission period for Authors' Avenue will remain open until Monday, February, 3, 2020 (9 am eastern). 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. 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.