Program

Saturday, October 8, 2016 

 

Daniel Family Commons Beckham Hall Usdan 108 Usdan 110
   
8:00am Attendee Registration Begins
9:00am   Keynote

Laura Lippman interviewed by Amy Bloom

10:00am Attendee Registration Ends
10:00-10:50am The Killer Query Letter

Vicky Bijur

 Book Signing

Laura Lippman

We’re All Murderers: Noir Panel

Johnny Temple
Ann Hood
Bob Bledsoe (Moderator)

The Series vs. The Standalone Mystery

Alison Gaylin

11:00-11:50am Past Perfect: Historical Mystery Panel

Erika Janik
Susan MacNeal
Catherine Lowell

Amy Bloom (Moderator)

Writing Mysteries in the Age of Google

Chris Knopf

11:00-12:00pm Master Class Structuring/Revising the Mystery Novel

Barbara Ross

12:00pm LUNCH
1:00-1:50pm The History of Real & Fictional Female Detectives in America
Erika Janik
Death As You Like It: Cozy Mystery Panel
Liz Mugavero
Roberta Isleib
Barbara Ross (Mod)
Alchemy: Editors & Writers

Laura Lippman
Caitlin McKenna
Catherine Lowell
Ann Hood (Moderator)

1:00-2:00pm Master Class

Starting Strong: First Paragraphs

Stephen Carter

2:00-2:50pm The Importance of Place
Stefanie Pintoff
Run For Your Life: Thriller Mystery Panel

Chris Knopf (Moderator)
Alison Gaylin
Susan MacNeal

Realism in Crime Fiction

Peter Blauner
Gabriel Cohen

2:15-3:15pm Master Class

Creating Character

Bob Bledsoe

3:00-3:50pm Writing Strong Characters
Roberta Isleib
Liz Mugavero
The History of the Mystery Novel
Gabriel Cohen
Publishing Panel

Vicky Bijur
Kimberly Burns
Caitlin McKenna
Amy Bloom (Mod)

3:30-4:30pm Master Class

This Must Be the Place

Stefanie Pintoff
Alison Gaylin

4:00-4:50 PI in the 21st Century

Gary Chute

The Difference Between Crime Fiction & Mysteries

Peter Blauner
Susan MacNeal

5:00-6:30pm Cocktail Party: What’s Your Poison?