9:15a – Opening remarks from Eric Beetner

9:30-10:15a – Violence in Crime Fiction

  • Lynne Raimondo
  • Jess Lourey
  • Lucy Kerr
  • Elizabeth Buzzelli
  • Nic Joseph
  • Michael Harvey

10:30-11:15a – Making a Mystery

  • Joanna McKenzie
  • Dana Kaye
  • Danielle Egan-Miller
  • Brian Wilson
  • Matt Martz

11:30a-12:15p – Playing With the Past

  • Cheryl Honigford
  • Susanna Calkins
  • Alex Grecian
  • RJ Koreto
  • Victoria Thompson

12:15-1:30p – Lunch

1:30-2:15p – Genre Conventions and Why We Break Them

  • Danny Gardner
  • Marcus Sakey
  • Lori Rader-Day
  • Sean Chercover
  • Shaun Harris
  • Alverne Ball

2:30-3:15p – What the Experts Are Reading

  • Nancy Johnson
  • David Hunenberg
  • Jo Hansen
  • Patricia Ruocco
  • Javier Ramirez

3:30-4:15p – Keynote Conversation

  • Sara Paretsky
  • William Kent Krueger