Until we reveal our entire slate of guest presenters at this year’s Crime Wave, here’s a tease of our panel themes and their magnificent moderators:

CRIMEMASTER AWARD to LISA GARDNER
Interviewer: Katrina Niidas Holm →
WRITERLY GIFTS The Worst Writing Advice
Moderator: Bruce Coffin
WRITERLY GIFTS The Best Writing Advice
Moderator: Julia Spencer Fleming
THE LIFE OF A BOOK
Moderator: Gerry Boyle
WHAT’S THE DIFF? Choose Y’r Poison: Cozy, Thriller, Traditional Mystery, Noir
Moderator: Chris Holm
PLOT VS. CHARACTER Great Authors Turn the Immortal Feud into Story Gold
Moderator: Gayle Lynds
LET’S WRITE A CRIME NOVEL! Creating a Book’s Story Bones
Moderator: Barbara Ross
SECRETS OF OUR AWARD WINNER & FINALISTS
2019 Maine Literary Award for Crime Fiction
Moderator: Richard J. Cass
WHO WROTE THIS SHIT STUFF?
Moderator: Neil Nyren