The Rutgers–New Brunswick Writers' Conference will feature more than 25 speakers, ranging from bestselling novelists to highly experienced field experts. For a full list of speakers and conference schedule, please visit our sessions page.
Alice Hoffman has been called “America’s literary heir to the Brothers Grimm,” and her luminous and remarkable “fables of the everyday” have enchanted readers since the publication of her first novel, Property Of, in 1977. More than 30 years later, with numerous acclaimed and bestselling novels including Practical Magic and The Dovekeepers, as well as two short story collections and many books for young adults, Hoffman continues to seduce readers into her vividly imagined world. Her books have been translated into more than 20 different languages, and her short fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The New York Times, The Boston Globe Magazine, and many other magazines.
Romance writer Sarah MacLean has written numerous bestselling novels including the series Scandal & Scoundrel. She is also a columnist for The Washington Post.
Award-winning poet Patricia Spears Jones is the author of three poetry collections including Painkiller, The Weather That Kills, and Femme du Monde.
David Bianculli, TV critic and professor, has authored four books about television including The Platinum Age of Television: From I Love Lucy to the Walking Dead, How TV Became Terrific.
Michael Swanwick is an award-winning writer of numerous novels and short fiction stories, including The Iron Dragon’s Daughter, Jack Faust, and Legions in Time.
Distinguished writer Pablo Medina is the Cuban-born author of eighteen books, including poetry collections and novels such as The Island Kingdom and The Cigar Roller.
...and many others! View the full list of speakers and conference schedule.