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Now What? Where Do We Go from Here?


Three of America's most gifted story-tellers are known for introducing flawed characters and walking them down long and difficult paths. William Kent Krueger, J.A. Jance and National Book Award finalist Daniel Gumbiner discuss the impact those fictional journeys have on the authors themselves.


Panelists
Daniel Gumbiner

Daniel Gumbiner was born and raised in Northern California. He graduated from UC Berkeley in 2011 and now lives in Las Vegas, where he works as the managing editor of The Believer. His first book, "The Boatbuilder," was longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award....

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J. A. Jance

Inspired by Frank Baum's Wizard of Oz series, J. A. Jance knew that she wanted to be a writer since she was in the second grade. J. A. Jance is the New York Times best-selling author of the J. P. Beaumont series, the Joanna Brady series, the Ali Reynolds series, and five interrelated thrillers about the Walker family, as well as a volume of poetry....

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William Kent Krueger

Raised in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon, William Kent Krueger briefly attended Stanford University—before being kicked out for radical activities. After that, he logged timber, worked construction, tried his hand at freelance journalism and eventually ended up researching child development at the University of Minnesota....

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