The 2014 Northwest Bookfest Writers Conference

2014 Northwest Bookfest will be

The Northwest Bookfest, now in its fourth year in Kirkland, will take place Nov.1-2, 2014. Again this year, the popular writer’s conference will be held at Northwest University, south of downtown Kirkland.

This publishing conference will focus on the benefits and challenges of digital publishing. The past five years have seen an explosion in the digital publishing market, and this conference will provide education, networking opportunities and information about the many facets of this new alternative publishing model.  

The cost is only $129.00 for two days of workshops, taught by established writers and trade professionals, on topics ranging from creating and formatting e-books, digital distribution, social networking and online marketing with lunch provided! There is also a $79.00 one-day option.


We are currently accepting program proposals. If you are interested in applying to present a workshop or panel, please submit your application here. (Link to application for speakers). 

A limited number of exhibitor spaces are available to organizations and businesses that provide services to writers and authors. Please submit an application to be an exhibitor (here).

Northwest University is located at 5520 108th Avenue, Kirkland, with free onsite parking. Northwest University is easily accessible from routes 520 and 405, and its central location, close to downtown and Carillon Point, provides plenty of dining and shopping options for Bookfest attendees.