Mimosa Brunch with Keynote Speaker Chelsea Cain
This is a brand-new event for the 2018 conference! Kick off the last day of activities with your new friends and professional contacts, and enjoy an adult beverage. Keynote speaker Chelsea Cain will tell us her stories and give us her advice.
Chelsea Cain is the author of The New York Times bestselling Archie Sheridan/Gretchen Lowell thriller series (HEARTSICK, SWEETHEART, EVIL AT HEART, THE NIGHT SEASON, KILL YOU TWICE, and LET ME GO), and the Kick Lannigan book (ONE KICK). Her Portland-based thrillers, described by The New York Times as “steamy and perverse,” have been published in over 30 languages, recommended on “The Today Show,” and appeared in episodes of HBO’s “True Blood” and ABC’s “Castle.” Stephen King included two of her books in his top ten favorite books of the year, and NPR named HEARTSICK one of the best 100 thrillers ever written. According to Booklist, “Popular entertainment just doesn’t get much better than this.” ONE KICK is currently in production as a tv series called GONE, starring Chris Noth (“Law & Order,” “Sex in the City”). Season one of GONE is currently airing in Australia, Germany, and France. Chelsea is also the author of DHARMA GIRL, CONFESSIONS OF A TEEN SLEUTH, and several other books, and comic books, including the eight-issue, Eisner-nominated series, MOCKINGBIRD. Chelsea is currently working on another thriller, called BAD ACTOR, two comic book series that will launch in summer 2018, a couple of TV projects, and a shorter bio.