Events go from 10am - 5 pm, so it's a full day of opportunities to meet authors, filmmakers, agents, editors and readers. Ellen Meister be featured on the Women's Fiction Panel from 10:30-11:30, along with Carol Hoenig (Without Grace), Debra Borden (Lucky Me and A Little Bit Married), Ellen Shanman (Right Before Your Eyes), Bibi Wein (The Way Home).
Other panels include:
Eating Our Words (the art of the cookbook with noted radio personality/food maven Arthur Schwartz and many others)
Writing on the Edge (genres include horror, thriller and espionage novels)
Writing for the Ages (historical fiction)
New Paradigms in Publishing (with top NY editors, agents and booksellers)
Children's Literature (authors Julie Markes, Amalia Hoffman, J.T. Petty, Stephen S. Yaeger, Bonnie Timmermann)
All of this happens in the Fort Tilden section of Rockaway, Queens. Here are directions ...
By Car From Belt Parkway, Exit 11S, go straight across Marine Parkway Bridge, stay right, follow sign to Breezy Point off bridge. Make left into park at first traffic light. From Woodhaven Blvd. to Crossbay Blvd. Go over Crossbay Bridge, go west on Beach Channel Drive. Follow sign to Breezy Point (bear right). Make left into park after first traffic light (Just past the entrance to the Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge).
By Public Transportation
From the Flatbush Ave/Brooklyn College subway stop (2 and 5 subway lines) take the Q35 to Fort Tilden. From Beach 116th Street, take the Q35 or Q22 to Fort Tilden.