Red Coat PR and Amy Miles Books are the founders of Penned Con, a two-day book convention hosted in St. Louis Missouri every September. 100% of the profits raised from Penned Con goes to the “Penned Con Scholarship Fund” at Action for Autism a 501 ( c ) ( 3 ) charity in St. Louis. Since founding the fund in 2014, the event has donated over $35,000 helping families in the St. Louis community with their financial expenses for therapy services.
The convention consists of book signings, panels, workshops, parties and an awards show. Authors in attendance range from newbies to New York Times Best Sellers. Along with some of today’s biggest industry leaders on site to provide workshops and educational opportunities.