Events Overview


ASJA Virtual Coffee Chats

Weekly ASJA’s Virtual Coffee Chats are informal virtual discussions. are designed to connect you with other members. For one hour each week, you can network with other ASJA members, talk about your challenges and successes, get your questions answered, and share your experience and ideas.

ASJA Virtual Pitch Slam

Attract interest that leads to a sale, learn how to sharpen your angle, or improve your pitching skills by listening to other writers’ pitches by participating in a Virtual Pitch Slam. During a one-hour, interactive phone conference call, professional ASJA members have a few minutes each to make their pitch and receive feedback in real-time from a seasoned editor.

Next Event

March 14, AARP The Magazine

ASJA Client Connections

The Client Connections program is a premier benefit of ASJA membership. Client Connections held at in-person ASJA conferences, and Tele-Connections and Virtual Client Connections events held via phone and video calls, give Professional Members the opportunity to meet potential new clients. Clients include editors, literary agents, and content managers from companies, universities, and non-profits who value professional writers and their work.

Next Event

June 2023 in conjunction with the ASJA Annual Writers’ Conference (virtual).

ASJA Webinars

Develop your skill set and broaden your professional horizons through ASJA webinars. Examples of past events include How to Do a TEDx, Secrets of Book Publishing, and Freelancing and the Pandemic: Content Marketing. Professional Members attend for free.

ASJA Regional Conferences

Regional conferences provide exciting business-building and networking opportunities as a supplement to ASJA’s Annual Conference held in New York City. Past regional conferences have been held in a variety of locations, including Washington, D.C., and Chicago.

Next Event

Coming in 2023.

ASJA Annual Conference

In even-numbered years, we gather in the New York City area for our multi-day national conference. Those who can’t make the trip east can join us in odd-numbered years, when we host our national conference virtually.

Next Event

June 2023 (virtual).

Conference Sessions and Webinar Archives

Recordings of past conference sessions and webinars are available in Resources for Writers, along with other professional development tools and content.

Recordings Of Past Sessions