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TABC 2022 Keynote Speakers

Writers Cubed, Inc.
501c3 non-profit supporting literacy and authorship for developing minds


Presents...

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Meet the Team

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Executive Director of

Writers Cubed Inc. 

Jennifer is the author of the Nameless trilogy, The Lingering Sea Novels, and Teen Writer's Guide: Your Road Map to Writing.

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Director of PR and Marketing for Writers Cubed, Inc.

 

Jo is the author of Against Her Will and the Stanley and Hazel trilogy, screenwriter for BYU TV. 

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Tahsha Wilson

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TABC Conference 

Committee Chair

 

Tahsha is the queen bee of organizing the nearly 1000 attendees that attend the conference.

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 Editor-in-chief of

Owl Hollow Press and Director of the TABC Anthology and Webinar Wednesdays

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 TABC Book Drop

Committee Chair

New York Times best-selling author of twenty middle grade novels.

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Haley Woods

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Operations Director in charge of Registration, Customer Service, and Shipping

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delmetria millener, a writer for more than 30 years, is the founding director of #TeenWritersProject, a collaborative and engaging space for teens to write and be published.

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Teen Anthology Editor with Owl Hollow Press

Momma, author, educator, weirdo ... in no order. Ardent fan of scary, weird, and offbeat stories.

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Becca Renfroe

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First Chapter Contest Program Manager

Visit her blog or email her at contact@teenauthorbc.com

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Leigh Statham

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 Poetry Collection

Program Manager

Leigh is also the author of Daughter 4254 and other YA novels.

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Melanie McFarlane

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 Poetry Collection

Asst. Program Manager

Author Of There Once Were Stars and other YA novels.

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Tyler Whitesides

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Shenanigans and Entertainment.

Tyler is the author of the Janitor series, The Wishmaker series, and The Thousand Deaths of Ardor Benn.

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Madi Bramble

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Teen host and marketing intern for

The Next Best Seller Podcast

Teen Author Boot Camp is an annual teen writers conference held every spring in Provo, Utah. The next conference is scheduled for March 26, 2022 at the Utah Valley Convention Center. Nearly a thousand aspiring teen writers come to the conference to work with bestselling authors to amp up their writing skills.

 

Past keynote speakers include Leigh Bardugo, Rena Barron, Marissa Meyer, Christopher Paolini, Ally Carter, Jay Asher, Marie Lu, Brandon Sanderson, Jessica Day George, James Dashner, Ally Condie, Shannon Hale, Kiersten White, Brandon Mull, Dan Wells, and Margaret Peterson Haddix.

Teens are encouraged to enter the First Chapter Contest, where their work is judged by industry professionals for the chance to win a commemorative plaque as well as a cash prize. Teens also have the opportunity to submit to our annual Poetry Collection curated by Leigh Statham and Melanie McFarlane and our annual Teen Anthology published by Owl Hollow Press.

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