Monday, November 1, 2010

2011 Keynote Speaker Announced!

New York Times bestselling author Maria V. Snyder will serve as the keynote speaker and facilitator for a breakout session focusing on fiction at the 2011 BDWN Write It Right Conference, scheduled for Saturday, April 16, 2011 at the Ramada, Pottsville.

Snyder is the author of the bestselling sci-fi/fantasy Study trilogy (Poison Study, Magic Study, and Fire Study), and the new Glass trilogy (Storm Glass, Sea Glass, and Spy Glass), all available from MIRA Books. She is also the author of the young adult novel Inside Out and the children’s book, Stormchaser, about a young boy who is fascinated by storms. Her short stories have also appeared in the anthologies The Mammoth Book of Paranormal Romance and Vampire’s Kiss: 12 Tales of Blood and Romance.

Snyder earned a bachelor’s degree in meteorology from Penn State University and a Master’s degree in writing popular fiction from Seton Hill University in Pennsylvania. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and two children. Learn more about her latest projects at

2011’s conference promises to include something for everyone—from sci-fi and mystery to children’s writing and poetry. We are still confirming speakers and topics, but will keep you informed as we finalize the day’s schedule! This is definitely one writers’ event you won’t want to miss. Mark those calendars now!

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