ThrillerFest XI: Register Today!

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Register Online Today!

We have a fabulous line-up of special guests this year, including:

  • 2016 ThrillerMaster Heather Graham
  • 2015 ThrillerMaster Nelson DeMille
  • 2016 Spotlight Guest C.J. Box

Other special guests will be announced soon. We have something for everyone, whether you’re an aspiring author, a fan, an industry professional, or an ITW author. Some of the highlights include:

Master CraftFest: Taking place on Tuesday, July 5, 2016, this inaugural one-day, intensive workshop on craft is a unique opportunity to work in small groups under the tutelage of the following teachers: Steve Berry, David Corbett, Grant Blackwood, Meg Gardiner, Heather Graham, Andrew Gross, and Gayle Lynds.

CraftFest: Running from Wednesday, July 6, to Thursday, July 7, 2016, this fastest growing section of the conference is ideal you are looking to hone your writing skills. Everyone is welcome, from aspiring authors to established authors, and you’ll hear writing secrets from New York Times bestsellers. Sign up soon so you don’t miss out.

PitchFest: Taking place on Thursday, July 7th, if you’d like to pitch your novel to the best literary agents in the business, this is the event for you. Last year, we had over 50 agents attending PitchFest. Read about the incredible tales of success under the Success Stories tab.

ThrillerFest: Running from Friday, July 8th, to Saturday, July 9th, we’re planning on some fabulous panels, workshops, and lectures for ThrillerFest this year. Stay tuned for more details.

Banquet: Saturday, July 9th, please join us at the annual Saturday night banquet for the presentation of the Thriller Awards and other fabulous entertainment.

Volunteers are an integral part of the ThrillerFest experience. We couldn’t do it without you. If you would like to assist us, please send an email to registrar@thrillerwriters.org. Volunteering is a great way to meet people and get involved in ITW.

We look forward to seeing you next July in NYC!

FACE OFF – Bookplate Giveaway

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Preorder the FACEOFF hardcover before June 3 and receive an Exclusive Limited Edition Bookplate Print with All the Author’s Signatures.

Send your proof of purchase* to: FaceOffAnthology@gmail.com

Don’t miss out on this special offer!

*If you preorder the FACEOFF hardcover at a physical store, rather than an e-retailer, please send a scanned or photographed image of your receipt for entry.

2014 Thriller Awards Nominees!

award_home_multiple_croppedWe’re thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2014 ITW Thriller Awards:

BEST HARDCOVER NOVEL

Linda Castillo – HER LAST BREATH (Minotaur Books)
Lee Child – NEVER GO BACK (Delacorte Press)
Lisa Gardner – TOUCH AND GO (Dutton Adult)
Stephen King – DOCTOR SLEEP (Scribner)
Owen Laukkanen – CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE (Putnam Adult)
Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child – WHITE FIRE (Grand Central Publishing)
Andrew Pyper – THE DEMONOLOGIST (Simon & Schuster) [Read more…]

ITW’s First-Ever Online Thriller School!

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Join Stephen James, D.P. Lyle, Robert Dugoni, Gayle Lynds,

Andrew Gross, Linwood Barclay and Heather Graham! [Read more…]

Class of 2007/2008

Please note: Class designations are based on members’ release dates, and run from ThrillerFest to ThrillerFest. (August – July)


A NORTHERN THUNDER
Bancroft Press
10/1/2007
CALUMET CITY
Touchstone
3/1/2008
DOUBLE ABDUCTION
J. Boylston & Co./ibooks, Inc.
11/1/2007
LIFELINES
Berkley
3/1/2008
SHOCK AND AWE
Macmillan New Writing
1/1/2007
FROM THE DEPTHS
McBooks Press
11/1/2007
BUFFALO JUMP
Random House Canada
6/1/2008
THE PORTOFINO CONSPIRACY
iBooks, Inc
10/1/2007
NAKED OPTION
Harriman House
9/1/2007
NO ONE HEARD HER SCREAM
Avon Harpercollins
5/1/2008
ALL THE PRETTY GIRLS
Mira
11/1/2007
TELL NO LIES
St. Martin's Minotaur
5/1/2008
STALKING SUSAN
Doubleday
7/1/2008
NOX DORMIENDA
Five Star
7/1/2008
#REF!
Ballantine
1/1/2007
BLOOD OF THE WICKED
Soho Crime
1/1/2008
SCORCH
Five Star
5/1/2008
ILLUMINATED
Thomas Nelson
4/1/2008
CHASIN' THE WIND
Five Star
3/1/2008
A CARRION DEATH
Harper
5/1/2008
HUNTING THE KING
Kunati Books
4/1/2008
THE WELLWISHERS
Overmountain Press
7/1/2008
PHARMA
Random House
7/1/2007
STREET: EMPATHY
Gryphonwood Press
2/1/2008
1787
Five Star
4/1/2008
BANG BANG
Kensington
11/1/2007
OBEDIENCE
Shaye Areheart Books
2/1/2008