0CTOBER 2 - 4, 2015


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Judy L. Mandel is the author of the New York Times Best Seller,  Replacement Child - a memoir [Seal Press/Perseus, 2013). She is a member of The Authors Guild, the American Society of Journalists and Authors, and the Connecticut Author’s and Publisher’s Association and serves on the Advisory Board for the National Association of Memoir Writers. Judy’s essays and articles have appeared in Connecticut LIFE, ASJA Monthly, Complete Wellbeing Magazine, Connecticut Authors and Publishers Newsletter, The Southampton Review and other publications. Judy is a memoir writing coach, teacher and editor.

Kaylie Jones

Judy L. Mandel

Kaylie Jones grew up Paris, France and in Sagaponack, Long Island. She is the author of the acclaimed memoir, Lies My Mother Never Told Me (Harper Collins, 2009; paperback, fall 2010). Her works include A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries (Bantam, 1990; Akashic Books, 2003), which was released as a Merchant Ivory Film in 1998; Celeste Ascending (Harper Collins, 2000); and Speak Now (Akashic Books, 2003). She is the author of numerous book reviews and articles which have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, the Paris Review, the Washington Post, Confrontation Magazine, and others.

Kaylie teaches at SUNY-Stony Brook’s Southampton College MFA Program in Writing, and in the low residency MFA Program in Professional Writing at Wilkes University. She co-chairs the James Jones First Novel Fellowship, which awards $10,000 yearly to an unpublished first novel.

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