2018 Children / Teens

Children/Teens | Fiction | Nonfiction | Poetry | Moderators Listed in alphabetical order Tami Charles Middle-Grade Reading in the Digital Age — Saturday 10:00 AM Former teacher. Wannabe chef. Debut author. Tami Charles writes picture books, middle grade and young adult novels, and nonfiction. As a teacher, she made it her mission to introduce her […]

2018 Moderators

Children/Teens | Fiction | Nonfiction | Poetry | Moderators Listed in alphabetical order Myfanwy Collins Flash Fiction and the Art of Vulnerability — Saturday 1:00 PM Myfanwy Collins lives in Newburyport. She is the Staff Writer at Bookish.com and has published a novel, Echolocation (2012), a collection of her short fiction, I Am Holding Your […]

2018 Fiction

Children/Teens | Fiction | Nonfiction | Poetry | Moderators Listed in alphabetical order Anne Easter Smith Closing Ceremony: Women’s Voices – Four Fiction Writers Discuss Their Work — Saturday 7:00 PM Award-winning historical novelist Anne Easter Smith’s love of history began during her first 25 years in England, where she grew up with London on […]

2018 Poetry

Children/Teens | Fiction | Nonfiction | Poetry | Moderators Listed in alphabetical order Catherine Chandler Night Vision and the Lighting of Candles — Saturday 10:00 AM Catherine Chandler is a Canadian and American poet, teacher and translator. Chandler’s first full-length collection of poetry, Lines of Flight (Able Muse Press, 2011), was shortlisted in 2013 for […]

2018 Nonfiction

Children/Teens | Fiction | Nonfiction | Poetry | Moderators Listed in alphabetical order Alysia Abbott Writing Hard Stories: Memoirists Who Shaped Art from Trauma — Saturday 10:30 AM Alysia Abbott is the author of Fairyland, A Memoir of My Father (W.W. Norton), winner of the ALA Stonewall Award and the Prix Madame Figaro and named […]