|2018 ITW ThrillerFest|
The Year's Premier Event
for Thriller Enthusiasts
Now celebrating our
Welcome from Kimberley Howe
Executive Director, ThrillerFest
ATF Pre-Conference Workshop
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
This one-day, intensive writing program allows your instructor to focus on your craft and story. Teachers for Master CraftFest 2018 include top-selling members of ITW who will work with you in a small class setting. Space is limited, so sign up soon.
Wednesday, July 11 - Thursday, July 12, 2018
Last year's CraftFest was another amazing success with over 400 students who gathered to learn the craft of thriller writing from the best in the genre. Hone your thriller writing skills with the experts.
Special feature: CareerFest! Now that you've written that sparkling manuscript, where do you go from there? You don't want to miss it!
PitchFest cannot be purchased on its own; it is available only as part of a package with Master CraftFest, CraftFest, or ThrillerFest.
Thursday Afternoon, July 12, 2018
You asked for a time dedicated to pitching your projects to agents, editors, publishers, and producers - we listened! Face-to-face pitching with top agents who are actively looking for new thriller writer clients. Don't miss this exceptional opportunity. Purchase a package that includes PitchFest.
Friday, July 13 - Saturday, July 14, 2018
Includes ThrillerFest Grand Opening Reception
Thursday Evening, July 12, 6:30 pm
Spotlight guests, extraordinary programming, author book signings, and camaraderie.
The Thriller Awards Banquet
7:00 pm Saturday, July 14, 2018
George R.R. Martin
will receive his ThrillerMaster Lifetime Achievement award introduced by
The 2018 Silver Bullet Award
will be presented to
2017 Silver Bullet Award
All Thriller Award Winners will be announced
Fun, entertainment, and before and after cocktail parties!
ThrillerFest and CraftFest elements are priced flexibly to allow you more choices to fit your pocketbook and tailor your experience as you wish. When combining several events, you'll receive a discount off individual item prices.
There is a fee for cancellation!
Through March 31, 2018: 20% of Total Charges
From April 1, 2018 through June 15, 2018: 30% of Total Charges
NO refunds after that.
Email Dennis Kennett, Registrar
for general questions, to add events to an existing registration, or to cancel your registration.
ThrillerFest XIII will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. There are limited rooms available at our conference rate. As soon as you register for your ThrillerFest event(s), please make your hotel reservation - don't wait!
To make reservations, you can call the Hyatt at 212-883-1234. When you reach "Guest Reservations," ask for the ThrillerFest or International Thriller Writers rate. You may also make reservations by going to our custom Hyatt/ITW website online with ThrillerFest prices.
Once our block of rooms is filled, there will be NO space available at the conference rate. You must be registered for the conference before making a hotel reservation.