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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteering is a great way to meet people and get involved in ITW.
We look forward to seeing you next July in NYC!