ThrillerFest XVII • May 31 – June 4, 2022 • Register Today!



Hosted by ITW CraftFest Director D.P. Lyle, M.D.

Past instructors have included:
(please check back for updates)

Kathleen Antrim
Linwood Barclay
Steve Berry
James Bruno
Carla Buckley
Lincoln Child
Michael Connelly
Catherine Coulter
Karen Dionne
Brandt Dodson
J.T. Ellison
Anthony Franze
Jamie Freveletti
W. Michael Gear
John Gilstrap
Heather Graham
Patricia Gussin
A.J. Hartley
Peter James
Andrew Kaplan
Dana Kaye
Kristen Lamb
Jon Land
D.P. Lyle, MD
Gayle Lynds
Philip Margolin
Charles McCarry
Jenny Milchman
David Morrell
Meryl Moss
Michael Palmer
Gabriela Pereira
Douglas Preston
T. Jefferson Parker
Doug Richardson
John Sandford
Alexandra Sokoloff
Stanley Trollip
Leonardo Wild

CraftFest is a one-of-a-kind intensive retreat on the craft of writing.  Whether you’re a new writer or an established author, the talented instructors can help you hone your craft and take your work to the next level.  Come join us!

Warmest regards,


D.P. Lyle, MD,
CraftFest Director
VP Education & Member Services