Events Mizzou Publishing hosts a variety of events throughout the year. Our main events are the ShowMe Writers Masterclass and UN(COVER) competition.

Mini Masterclass ~ Saturday, March 17th, 12-4pm

Book consultant and editor, Meghan Pinson from My Two Cents Editing will lead a workshop on two topics: Exposition and Point of View. Learn more about ‘Show Don’t Tell’ in writing as well as the various perspectives of narration such as First Person, Omniscient, Third Person and Multi.  To learn more or register click here.

3rd Annual ShowMe Writers Masterclass!

We are pleased to announce that the dates have been set for Saturday, Oct 28th  – Sunday, Oct 29th, 2017 for the 3rd annual ShowMe Writers Masterclass! This fall, the Columbia Chapter of the Missouri Writers’ Guild and Mizzou Publishing are again bringing you a two-day event filled with workshops that will discuss the craft of writing and how to market your work. FIND OUT MORE


ShowMe Writers Masterclass

This new and dynamic event is a partnership between Mizzou Publishing and the Columbia Chapter of the Missouri Writers’ Guild. This event gives authors of all genres and levels the tools to perfect their craft and market their work. The first inaugural conference took place at The Mizzou Store on Saturday, November 7, 2015, and offered four tracks: Fiction, Non-fiction, Poetry and Playwriting/Screenwriting. Planning for the 2-day 2016 ShowMe Writers Masterclass has begun! Check back or follow us on Facebook for more information! FIND OUT MORE




UN(COVER) is our annual book design contest. Participants submit designs for selected classics to be evaluated by a panel of judges. Students and supporters of the artists can also vote and help choose the People’s Choice Winner. Find Out More