Virtual ThrillerFest XVI • June 28 – July 10, 2021 • Now Online!


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ThrillerFest XVI

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 Class: During this two-day (4 hours per day) intensive writing workshop, your instructor will focus on your craft and story in an intimate class setting.
  • X-Treme CraftFest: Hone your prose with the experts! We have a jam-packed schedule that includes bestselling ITW authors and industry professionals, and they will share their literary gems on both the craft and business side of the thriller world. Pre-recorded videos will be released on Vimeo.
  • ConsultFest: Attendees will meet one-on-one with an agent or editor for 15 minutes. Writers will receive instant feedback on their query letters or on the first two pages. Authors will be assigned a specific time to meet with the expert, receiving comments, suggestions, and feedback on their prose.
  • PitchFest: An incredible opportunity for writers to pitch their manuscripts to over 60 of the best agents, publishers, and editors in the industry.

Don’t miss these special FREE events that will be available on our ITW Facebook Page.

  • ITW Author Videos: Our talented ITW authors are creating 5-minute videos, sharing their best writing advice for aspiring writers and fans of thrillers. Please tune in and learn from our brilliant authors.
  • Debut Author Presentation: Debut authors will provide one-minute videos sharing highlights about their novels.
  • Thriller Awards Presentation: All Thriller Awards will be presented in a pre-recorded session, featuring special guests and all nominees.

Register Online Today!

If you prefer to mail your registration, you can download and print the appropriate registrations forms here:

ThrillerFest XVI Mail-In Registration Form