Cynthia SwansonCynthia Swanson is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Bookseller, which is soon to be a motion picture starring Julia Roberts. An Indie Next selection and the winner of the 2016 WILLA Award for Historical Fiction, The Bookseller is being translated into more than a dozen languages. It was nominated for the Goodreads Choice Award and the MPIBA Reading the West Award. Cynthia's second novel, The Glass Forest, released from Touchstone / Simon & Schuster in February 2018. She lives with her family in Denver, Colorado.

In addition to delivering our opening keynote, Cynthia is presenting:

Master Class: Writing and Promoting the "Book Club Book"

Researching and Writing Not-So-Historical Fiction

 The Bookseller  The Glass Forest