THE PREMIER CONFERENCE FOR THRILLER ENTHUSIASTS

THE PREMIER CONFERENCE FOR <span>THRILLER</span> ENTHUSIASTS

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May 28th - June 1st 2024

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WELCOME TO THRILLERFEST!


Welcome to ThrillerFest XIX which will take place May 28 to June 1, 2024! We’re excited to present a blockbuster line-up this year, featuring 2024 ThrillerMasters Tess Gerritsen and Dennis Lehane, 2024 Spotlight Guest Steph Cha, and 2024 Spotlight Guest Ruth Ware. We’re also celebrating our 2024 Silver Bullet Award, Louise Penny, and our 2024 ThrillerFan Ayo Onatade. Join us for Master Class, CraftFest, PitchFest, QueryFest, ThrillerFest, and more. We encourage all thriller enthusiasts to join the ITW family.



We thank our Scholarship sponsors for their generous donation to our Scholarship Program:

Douglas Preston, Michael Mayo, Vicki Montet, and Karin Slaughter.

Volunteer with Us!

Volunteers are an integral part of the ThrillerFest experience. We couldn’t do it without you. If you would like to assist us, please be sure to check yes to “Volunteer” during registration. Volunteering is a great way to meet people and get involved in ITW (Please note: volunteers must be registered for ThrillerFest).


Please drop by the ThrillerFest Facebook page then “like” us, and help spread the word! You can also follow ITW on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

Your ThrillerFest team is looking forward to a fun and memorable year. We’re excited to celebrate the following staff members: Kimberley Howe as ITW’s Executive Director; Jeff Ayers and Samantha Skal as ThrillerFest’s Co-Executive Directors;

Ruth Church as ThrillerFest Coordinator, Sara DiVello as Social Media Director, Todd Gerber as Awards Coordinator,
Chris Graham as Technology Coordinator & Art Director, Dennis Kennett as Registrar, Shirley Kennett as Assistant Registrar, Jennifer Kreischer as Banquet Coordinator, Susan Lee as PitchFest Co-Director, Jim L’Etoile as Volunteer Coordinator, Christianna Mason as Human Resources Director, Sam Octavius as Special Tech Projects Director, Nick Openshaw as Social Media Coordinator, K.L. Romo as QueryFest Director, Tessa Wegert as PitchFest Co-Director

If we can answer questions or help out in any way, please touch base anytime: KimberleyHowe@thrillerwriters.org

ITW Community

  • patrons
  • sponsors
  • supporters
  • Actives

    • Sandra Brannan

    • Clive Cussler*

    • Dirk Cussler*

    • Shane Gericke*

    • Faye and Jonathan Kellerman*

    • John Lescroart

    • Joanie McDonell

    • Karin Slaughter

    • Larry D. Thompson

    Associates

    • Tucker Andersen

    • Andrew Kimball

  • Actives

    • Kathleen Antrim*

    • David Baldacci*

    • Neal Baer

    • Steve Berry*

    • J. Jackson Bentley

    • Gary Braver*

    • Sandra Brown*

    • Dale Brown*

    • John Case*

    • Lee Child*

    • James Comey

    • Michael Connelly

    • Glenn Cooper

    • Richard Curtis*

    • Jack F. Du Brul*

    • David Dun*

    • Joseph Finder

    • Brian Garfield*

    • Tess Gerritsen*

    • Leslie Glass*

    • Jeff Gunhus

    • Vicki Hinze*

    • Lisa Jackson

    • Alex Kava*

    • Raymond Khoury

    • Deborah LeBlanc

    • Eric Van Lustbader*

    • D. P. Lyle M.D.*

    • Gayle Lynds*

    • Steve Martini

    • Brad Meltzer

    • David Morrell*

    • Katherine Neville*

    • Michael Palmer (2004-2013)*

    • James Patterson*

    • Andrew Peterson

    • Douglas Preston*

    • Lissa Price

    • Keith Raffel

    • Christopher Reich*

    • James Rollins*

    • M.J. Rose*

    • JoAnn Ross

    • Hank Phillippi Ryan

    • John Saul*

    • Andy Siegel

    • Susan Arnout Smith

    • R.L. Stine*

    • Brad Thor*

    • Lisa Unger

    • Paul Vidich

    Associates

    • Maria Carvainis

    • Leisure Books*

    • JK Franko*

    • Ed Mitchell*

    • Henry Morrison*

    • Adrian Muller*

    • Bill Sewell

    • Tor/Forge Books*

    • Your Book Is Your Hook!

  • Actives

    • Steve Alten*

    • Ashok Banker

    • Ted Bell*

    • Emily Benedek

    • Janet Berliner-Gluckman*

    • Gary Birken

    • Mike Bond

    • Sandra Brannan

    • Allison Brennan

    • Mike Brogan

    • Jan Burke*

    • Lorenzo Carcaterra

    • Lincoln Child*

    • Stephen Coonts*

    • Brian D’Amato

    • B. J. Daniels

    • Nelson DeMille

    • Eileen Dreyer*

    • Joanna Elm

    • Linda Fairstein*

    • Vince Flynn (2004-2013)*

    • Chris Fox

    • Joel Goldman*

    • Howard Gordon

    • Heather Graham*

    • Thomas Greanias

    • Gary Grossman

    • Humphrey Hawksley

    • Bonnie Hearn Hill*

    • Mark Imhof

    • Alan Jacobson

    • Judith Kelman*

    • Harley Jane Kozak

    • Jon Land

    • Dennis Lynds (2004-2005)*

    • Patricia McLinn

    • Michael McMenamin

    • Francine Mathews*

    • Nan McCann

    • Kyle Mills*

    • Twist Phelan

    • Christopher Rice*

    • Wendy Roberts

    • John Sandford

    • James Siegel*

    • Carl T. Smith*

    • Deborah Smith*

    • Taylor Smith*

    • L.A. Starks

    • Mariah Stewart*

    • Peter Straub*

    • Lee Strobel

    • M. Diane Vogt*

    • Thomas Waite

    • Stuart Woods*

    Associates

    • Linda Adams*

    • Brilliance Audio*

    • Mike Brogan

    • Brian Godden

    • Steve Hadden*

    • Emory Hackman

    • Inkwell Management, LLC*

    • Jennifer Kreischer

    • Mario Mastro*

    • Vicki Montet

    • Amy Rivers

    • Mike Trigg

*original member joined by June 4, 2005