Speakers Bureau

"Stealing From the Dead--Ideas and Where We Get Them"

Where: Acton Memorial Library, 486 Main Street, Acton, MA 01720
When: 03/01/2017

Deborah Doucette, J.A. (Julie) Hennrikus and Hank Phillipi Ryan will discuss how they put new twists on old plots, search newspapers, visit courtrooms, and learn to find stories all around them.

"The Modern Heroine"

Where: Memorial Hall Library, 2 North Main Street, Andover, MA 01810
When: 03/07/2017

Julie Hennrikus, Frances McNamara, and Clea Simon will discuss how women are revamping the genre by creating strong women characters, who balance relationships and careers, leap over sexist obstacles, and rescue themselves from danger.

"The Modern Heroine"

Where: Swansea Public Library, 69 Main St., Swansea, MA 02777
When: 05/03/2017

Judy Copek, Gina Fava, and Sharon Healy-Yang will discuss how women authors are redefining the genre by creating strong women characters.