NonfictioNOW 2021

Digital coordinator

Founded by Robin Hemley at the University of Iowa in 2005, the NonfictioNOW Conference is a regular gathering of over 400 nonfiction writers, teachers, readers and students from around the world in an effort to explore the past, present, and future of nonfiction.

In 2021, NonfictioNOW was hosted in fully digital form from Aotearoa New Zealand, and drew over 600 participants from around the world.


Research and recommendation of virtual conference software to support 2021 conference requirements.

Fulfil subsequent product owner role once software was selected.

Coordinate the delivery of conference events and programming to digital platform, in the lead up to and during the December conference.

Support the conference chair in administration and coordination of virtual speakers, panelists and attendees.

Provide ‘on-the-day’ administration and technical support to conference speakers and panelists.