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Sunday, June 14
 

1:00pm

Killing New Jersey: Murder in the Garden State
Moderators
LQ

Lori Quinn

Lori this the Director of the Waldwick Public Library.

Speakers
MS

Michael Stephen Daigle

Michael Stephen Daigle is a writer and journalist who lives in New Jersey with his family. He is the author of the political thriller, “The Swamps of Jersey,” published by Imzadi Publishing in November 2014.He was born in Philadelphia, and has lived in several states in the Northeast... Read More →
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Ilene Schneider

Award-winning author Rabbi Ilene Schneider, Ed.D., one of the first six women rabbis ordained in the U.S., has finally decided what she wants to be when she grows up. She has retired from her day job as a hospice spiritual support counselor to devote full time to writing. She is the... Read More →
DW

Dave White

Dave White is the Shamus Award nominated author of the Jackson Donne series, including NOT EVEN PAST--published by Polis Books. He is also a middle school teacher and covers Rutgers basketball.http://www.polisbooks.com/authors/dave-white
MW

Maureen Wlodarczyk

Maureen Wlodarczyk is an author, columnist, genealogist, speaker and blogger (website: www.past-forward.com), an officer with the Flannery Clan based in Dublin, Ireland, a member of the Irish-American Writers and Artists organization and the Genealogical Society of New Jersey. She... Read More →


Sunday June 14, 2015 1:00pm - 1:40pm
NEW JERSEY

2:20pm

In Our Backyards: Keeping it local
Moderators
Speakers
TG

Thalia Goulis

Thalia Goulis and Marc Jablonski, both 21, are childhood friends and natives of Paramus. They have both been researchers for the Paramus Historical Commission, and they have also volunteered as docents at the Fritz Behnke Historical Museum of Paramus. Thalia is a 2014 graduate of... Read More →
MJ

Marc Jablonski

A current senior at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA, Marc is studying Anthropology, French, and Art. As a part of his studies, Marc has extensive practice in researching and curating that has greatly added to the Paramus book. In addition to his interest in research, Marc is a... Read More →
WN

William Neumann

William "Billy" Neumann is a Rutherford Historian and its most active Historic Preservationist. He is the author of the two most popular histories on the town, Rutherford: A Brief History (History Press 2009) and Rutherford: Images of America (Arcadia 2012) He teaches workshops on... Read More →
KW

Kevin Woyce

Kevin Woyce is an author, photographer, and lecturer specializing in New Jersey and New York regional history. A lifelong resident of the Garden State, he grew up in East Rutherford and now lives in Lyndhurst.www.kevinwoyce.com


Sunday June 14, 2015 2:20pm - 3:00pm
NEW JERSEY

3:20pm

Down the Shore: Romancin' New Jersey
Moderators
Speakers
CA

Catherine Ann Greenfeder

After getting a B.A. in English from St. John’s University, I worked as a copywriter and a promotional writer before becoming a stay-at-home mom. I wrote from home and began work on my first novel. I also returned to college and obtained a Master of Arts in Teaching from Montclair... Read More →
AR

Alison Ruth

Alison Ruth was a feature writer for the popular music magazines Creem, Rock, Rock Fever, and Wavelength. Her short stories have been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize and have been published in J Journal, Kestrel, Southern Indiana Review, G.W. Review, Tulane Literary Magazine... Read More →


Sunday June 14, 2015 3:20pm - 4:00pm
NEW JERSEY

4:20pm

Writing in New Jersey: Keeping focused with a group
Moderators
Speakers
MC

Marian Calabro

As Marian Calabro’s website says: “If it involves writing and editing, chances are I've done it.” Marian started her career in Manhattan as a promotional writer in the heyday of paperback publishing. She has since written 18 nonfiction history books for young adults and business... Read More →
MC

Michelle Cameron

Michelle Cameron's The Fruit of Her Hands: the story of Shira of Ashkenaz relates the life of the author's 13th Century ancestor, Rabbi Meir of Rothenberg. Publisher’s Weekly praised the novel’s “powerful immediacy” and Library Journal its “rich details.” Her full-length... Read More →
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Karen B. Kaplan

Ordained in 1992, I am among the first 200 female rabbis worldwide. In 2007 I became a board certified chaplain and served hospices for 7 years. I was a chaplain at United Hospice of Rockland in New City, NY, and at Princeton Hospice in New Jersey. Currently, my focus has shifted... Read More →
JL

Judith Lindbergh

Judith Lindbergh’s debut novel, The Thrall's Tale, about women in Viking Age Greenland, was a Booksense (IndieBound) Pick, a Borders Original Voices Selection and praised by Pulitzer Prize winners Geraldine Brooks and Robert Olen Butler. Her work has appeared in numerous publications... Read More →
LR

Lisa Romeo

Lisa Romeo is a nonfiction writer, writing teacher, ghostwriter, editor, and writing coach. She is a founding faculty member of the Bay Path University online MFA program, and also teaches at Montclair State University, and at The Writers Circle in northern New Jersey. She coaches... Read More →


Sunday June 14, 2015 4:20pm - 5:00pm
NEW JERSEY