New York Times-bestselling author Maria V. Snyder is the keynote speaker for the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group’s 2023 Write Stuff Conference. The live, in-person event with virtual options is March 23-25 at the Best Western Lehigh Valley Hotel, 300 Gateway Drive, Bethlehem.
She earned a meteorology degree from Penn State and a Master of Arts degree in fiction writing from Seton Hill University. She writes fantasy and other novels about a young woman who becomes a poison taster.
She will hold two half-day workshops, “Creating Believable Villains” on March 23 and “Can You Hear Me Now? Audiobooks 101” on March 24. There are a total of four half-day programs, 14 breakout sessions, a book fair, critique opportunities, a flash fiction contest and networking. Additional participants are Kathryn Craft, Jon Gibbs, Michelle Lazurek, Dianna Sinovic, Michael Ventrella and Curtis Smith.