ThrillerFest XV • July 7 – 11, 2020 • Grand Hyatt • New York City

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Welcome to ThrillerFest XV! We’re excited to present a blockbuster line-up this year from July 7 to 11, featuring 2020 ThrillerMaster Diana Gabaldon, 2019 ThrillerMaster John Sandford, 2020 Silver Bullet Award recipient Michael Connelly, 2020 Spotlight Guest Veronica Roth, and 2020 Spotlight Guest Joseph Finder! We’re also celebrating our 2020 Thriller Legend, Writers House, and our 2020 ThrillerFans Theresa Lee and Rosie Stroy! Join us for the ATF Workshop, Master Class, CraftFest, PitchFest, ConsultFest, ThrillerFest, and more. We encourage all thriller enthusiasts to join the ThrillerFest family.

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).

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Your ThrillerFest team is looking forward to a fun and memorable year. We’re excited to announce the following staff members will be returning: Sandra Brannan as PitchFest & ConsultFest Director; Christopher Graham as Art Director; Liz Berry as ITW’s Executive Director; Kathleen Antrim as CraftFest Director & Education Committee Chair; Dennis Kennett as Registrar; Kimberley Howe as ThrillerFest’s Executive Director; Jessica Saunders as Conference Coordinator; and Jillian Stein as Social Media Director. If we can answer questions or help out in any way, please touch base anytime:



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