ThrillerFest, Writers Conferences, & Thriller Master Anne Rice


Kimberely Howe is the Executive Director of ThrillerFest, the International Thriller Writers organization’s annual writers conference.

Kimberley has the honor of winning three Daphne du Maurier awards for Excellence in Mystery and Suspense and numerous other writing awards. She works as a medical, health, and fitness writer.

ThrillerFest, is the largest gathering of thriller writers and enthusiasts in the world, always based in New York City, the publishing hub.


Anne Rice is a best-selling author of gothic, erotic, occult, and religious-themed novels.

Her first book, Interview with the Vampire, was published in 1976 and was the key to her “Vampire Chronicles” series, which includes more than a dozen volumes.

Her books have sold nearly a hundred million copies, making her one of the most widely read authors of modern times. Several of her books have been made into movies or plays, including the most popular Interview with the Vampire.  

In 2003 Ms. Rice won The Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement, and this week she will be honored with the 2013 Thriller Master Award from the International Thriller Writers organization during ThrillerFest.

Her latest novel, The Wolves of Midwinter, to be published in October 2013, is the second book in the “Wolf Gift Chronicles” series. 


Project Night Night and their efforts to put a new or slightly used children’s book in the hands of homeless children in shelters in the United States. Since 2005, they have hand-delivered more than 100,000 night night packages which include a stuffed animal, a blanket and a children’s book tucked inside a canvas night night bag. We encourage you to find out how you can donate to support their efforts today.

Read to Feed is a reading incentive service-learning program that offers global education opportunities and will foster in your children a love for reading, a passion to help others and a way to help create a better world.

About Jennifer S. Wilkov

Radio show Host Jennifer S. Wilkov is a #1 international best-selling award-winning author and the creator of the From Thought to Sales in 90 Days™ Book Process. Jennifer has supported first time and seasoned authors and writers with the writing, getting published and marketing of their book ideas and projects as well as the building of their platform to raise their visibility to readers and the media.

She is also an award-winning freelance writer (2009 Silver Eddie Award for an article featured in Marie Claire April, 2009 issue) who has been quoted and whose writings have appeared in national magazines and newspapers.

Jennifer has sat on Boards of Advisors and spoken at major industry events including the New York Center for Independent Publishing, the American Society of Journalists and Authors, RT Booklovers Convention, Writers for New Orleans, Self-Publishing Book Expo and BookExpo America.

Through the years, Jennifer’s works have been endorsed by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Robert Allen, Barbara De, publicists, literary agents, publishers, many in the field of green book publishing, her martial arts Senseis in Shintaido and Aikido, and many more.

Jennifer is also the Host and Executive Producer of the Your Book Is Your Hook! Show on WomensRadio. Your Book Is Your Hook! is designed to serve and support authors, writers and readers of books and other writing mediums. It showcases industry professionals and authors who share insights, experiences and wisdom about writing, marketing and publishing your book and beyond including Hollywood film, television, radio and more..