ThrillerFest VII Early Bird registration is now available, but these rates are only for short time, so please sign up soon. They have a great line-up of special guests this year, including:
- 2012 ThrillerMaster Jack Higgins
- 2011 ThrillerMaster R.L. Stine
- Spotlight Guest Lee Child
- Spotlight Guest John Sandford
- Spotlight Guest Catherine Coulter
- 2012 True Crime Award Recipient Ann Rule
- 2012 Silver Bullet Award Recipient Richard North Patterson
- 2011 Silver Bullet Award Recipient Karin Slaughter
They have something for everyone, whether you’re an aspiring author, a fan, an industry professional, or an ITW author. Some of the highlights include:
CraftFest: This section of the conference is ideal if you’re looking to hone your writing skills. Every year, CraftFest is growing in numbers and spaces are limited. If you are keen on hearing the writing secrets of NYT bestsellers, please sign up soon so you don’t miss out.
AgentFest: If you’d like to pitch your novel to the best literary agents in the business, this is the event for you. Last year, over 60 agents attended AgentFest. So far, five people have signed with top agencies. Their success stories will be posted on the website shortly.
ThrillerFest: This year, counterterrorism expert David Major will share his experiences of working at The White House and the FBI.
Banquet: Join the annual Saturday night banquet for the presentation of the Thriller Awards and other entertainment.
Volunteers are an integral part of the ThrillerFest experience. If you would like to assist, please send an email to [email protected]. Volunteering is a great way to meet people and get involved in ITW.
It’s all happening July-11-14, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.