2018 Conference: Saturday Keynote Speakers

We are happy to announce our keynote speakers for Saturday, February 24: Mindy McGinnis and Martha Brockenbrough.

Saturday Morning Keynote: Mindy McGinnis

Mindy McGinnis


Mindy McGinnis is the Edgar-Award winning author of A Madness so Discreet as well as the post-apocalyptic duology Not a Drop to Drink and In a Handful of Dust.

Her first contemporary title, The Female of the Species was released in September of 2016, and Given to the Sea, the first in a fantasy series, releases in April of 2017.




Saturday Luncheon Keynote: Martha Brockenbrough

Martha Brockenbrough

Martha Brockenbrough is the author of The Game of Love and Death, a winner of the Pacific Northwest Book Award, Kirkus Prize finalist, and Publishers Weekly Top 10 novel for teens. She’s a former high school teacher, journalist, and editor of MSN.com, and is the founder of National Grammar Day. She’s the author of several fiction and nonfiction books for children and adults, including a biography of Alexander Hamilton. She lives in Seattle.