Four days of storytelling workshops and seminars with networking, all associated with the world's largest board game convention.

Announcements

Programming is live! Sign up!

The countdown is on! If you’ve already purchased your ticket to Gen Con, you can now select which events you’d like to attend. And wow – do we have an amazing program for you at the Gen Con Writers’ Symposium, with more than 150 events, including:  We’ve organized our events into different categories (tracks) to…

Special Guests – 2023 Gen Con Writers’ Symposium

Announcing our Special Guests! We’re very proud to announce this year’s special guests (alphabetical order): John Jennings is a Professor of Media and Cultural Studies at the University of California at Riverside.  His work centers around intersectional narratives regarding identity politics and popular media. Jennings is co-editor of the Eisner Award-winning collection The Blacker the…

Announcing Legendary Sponsor: The Scalzi Family Foundation!

We’re proud to announce that the Scalzi Family Foundation will be this year’s Gen Con Writers’ Symposium Legendary Sponsor!   “The Scalzi Family Foundation is happy to be able to sponsor and support Gen Con Writers Symposium 2023,” says John Scalzi, “and to help it bring in more writers and voices to learn, to share, and…

Writer Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities!

WHY BECOME A SPONSOR? Your sponsorship dollars will go far at the Gen Con Writer’s Symposium, supporting a diversity of voices in fiction and game narrative, and helping to provide professional advice and invaluable learning to writers at all stages. Your brand will beassociated with the biggest writing symposium with a focus on game narratives…

Seeking Feedback – Gen Con Writers’ Symposium 2023

Hello! A quick note to let you know that we have two feedback forms posted for those with interest in the Gen Con Writers’ Symposium, next held 03-06 August 2023 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The GCWS is a literary convention, offering panels, signings, and workshops, focused on the craft and community of writing games, comics, and…

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