Speakers

Bill Clegg

Bill Clegg, author of The End of the Day, is a literary agent in New York and author of the memoirs Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man and …

Michele Cobb

Michele Cobb is a partner at Forte Business Consulting, which provides business development services for the publishing industry, and she is publisher of both AudioFile Magazine and MMB Media.

Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen, author of Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck, is a journalist and lawyer, and a former member of The New York Times …

Alyssa Cole

Alyssa Cole is a New York Times- and USA Today-bestselling author of romance and thrillers, and her debut thriller, When No One Is Watching, won the 2021 MWA Edgar Award …

Meredith Cole

Meredith Cole was the winner of the St. Martin’s Press/Malice Domestic competition and her first book, Posed for Murder, was nominated for an Agatha Award. She teaches writing, and her …

Lydia Conklin

Lydia Conklin is a writer who has received a Stegner Fellowship, a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award, three Pushcart Prizes, a Creative Writing Fulbright, a grant from the Elizabeth George …

S.A. Cosby

Shawn A. Cosby, author of Blacktop Wasteland, is a writer from Southeastern Virginia, now residing in Gloucester, Va. His short fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines, and his …

Ellen Crosby

Ellen Crosby is the author of the Virginia wine country mystery series; her newest book and 11th in the series, The French Paradox, is forthcoming in April. Her books have …

Gilda Daniels

Gilda R. Daniels, the author of Uncounted: The Crisis of Voter Suppression in the United States, is a former Deputy Chief in the U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division, …

Hilary Davidson

Hilary Davidson, author of Don’t Look Down, One Small Sacrifice, and four other novels, has won two Anthony Awards and a Derringer Award for her work. She is also the …

Joseph Davis

Joseph E. Davis is research professor of sociology at UVA and the director of the Picturing the Human project at the university’s Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture. He is …

Juli Delgado Lopera

Juli Delgado Lopera is an award-winning Colombian writer based in San Francisco. They’re the author of The New York Times acclaimed novel Fiebre Tropical, a finalist for the 2020 Kirkus Prize for …

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