We regret to announce that this year's conference
has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus school closures.
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CCA's 9th Annual Writers' Conference
for High School Students
Welcomes Gretchen McNeil, our 2020 Keynote Speaker
Saturday March 28th, 2020
Gretchen McNeil is the author of several young adult novels for
Balzer + Bray including POSSESS, 3:59, RELIC, I’M NOT YOUR MANIC
PIXIE DREAM GIRL, GET EVEN, GET DIRTY, and TEN, as well as the
horror/comedy novels #MURDERTRENDING and #MURDERFUNDING
for Disney/Freeform. Her next novel NO ESCAPE hits shelves in the fall of 2020.
Ten: Murder Island, the film adaptation of TEN starring China Anne McClain
(Descendants 2, Black Lightning) premiered on Lifetime in 2017.
GET EVEN and GET DIRTY have been adapted as the series Get Even for
BBC/Netflix, coming in 2020.