F301. Building a Mystery: The Craft of Thriller-Writing for Young Adults
Friday, March 29, 2019
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Kit Frick is a novelist, poet, and MacDowell Colony fellow. A Senior Editor at Black Lawrence Press, she holds an MFA from Syracuse University. Kit is the author of the young adult novels See All the Stars and All Eyes on Us, as well as the poetry collection A Small Rising Up in the Lungs.
Amelia Brunskill is a writer and librarian based in Chicago. Her debut young adult novel is a mystery/thriller titled The Window, and her short stories have been published in Ninth Letter and Indiana Review.
Maxine Kaplan was born in Washington, DC, and now lives in Brooklyn. She studied English and political science at Oberlin College and held a variety of positions in the publishing world before landing at her current job as a private investigator. The Accidental Bad Girl is her first novel.
Ann Jacobus is the author of young adult novel, Romancing the Dark in the City of Light. She earned her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts and is a volunteer crisis-line and outreach counselor for San Francisco Suicide Prevention.