Genres We Read vs. Genres We Write

11 am Cohen Room (first floor) 

From psychological thrillers to addictive adventures to darkly comic tales of the near future – this panel has it all. Discover the pleasures of writing – and reading – various genres.

Moderated by Joyce Hinnefeld, Stranger Here Below (Unbridled Books) Joyce Hinnefeld is the author of the acclaimed novel, In Hovering Flight. Her work has appeared in The Denver Quarterly, The Greensboro Review, 13th Moon, the anthology Many Lights in Many Windows: Twenty Years of Great Fiction and Poetry from The Writers Community, and other publications. Her short story collection Tell Me Everything (University Press of New England, 1998) received the 1997 Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference Bakeless Prize in Fiction. She is an Associate Professor of English at Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA.

Megan Angelo, Followers (Graydon House 11/20) Megan Angelo grew up in Quakertown, Pennsylvania and graduated from Villanova University. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Glamour and Elle, among other publications.

Ethan Joella, A Little Hope (Scribner 11/21) Ethan Joella teaches English and psychology at the University of Delaware and specializes in community writing workshops. His work has appeared in River TeethThe Cimarron ReviewThe MacGuffinDelaware Beach Life, and Third Wednesday. He is the author of A Little Hope, which was a Read with Jenna Bonus Selection and A Quiet Life. He lives in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, with his wife and two daughters.  

Kate Moretti, The Spires (Thomas & Mercer 9/21) Kate Moretti is the New York Times bestselling author of six novels and a novella. Her first novel, Thought I Knew You, was a New York Times bestseller. The Vanishing Year was a nominee in the Goodreads Choice Awards mystery/thriller category for 2016. Moretti has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for twenty years as a scientist and enjoys traveling and cooking.

Kate Racculia, Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts (Harper 10/20) Kate Racculia is the author of This Must Be the Place and Bellweather Rhapsody, winner of the American Library Association’s Alex Award. She received her MFA from Emerson College and resides in Pennsylvania.