Upcoming 2018 Mystery Conventions

Every year I look forward to attending reader/fan mystery conventions. Below is a partial list of 2018 conventions being held in the United States and abroad. You will always find me at two or more conventions each year. This year was the first time I attended more...

New England Crime Bake Recap 2017

2017 Guest of Honor: Lisa Gardner Location: Woburn, Massachusetts Hotel: Hilton Boston/Woburn Date: November 10 – 12, 2017 The New England Crime Bake is the premier conference for writers and lovers of crime writing in New England. Held every Veteran’s Day weekend,...

Bouchercon Recap 2017

Bouchercon 2017: Passport to Murder Location: Toronto, Canada Hotel: Sheraton Centre Toronto Date: October 12 – 15, 2017 Bouchercon is the world’s finest annual crime fiction event, bringing together more than 1,500 authors, fans, publishers, reviewers, booksellers,...

Anthony Award Nominations 2017

The Anthony Award nominations for 2017 have been announced on the Toronto Bouchercon website. Winners will be announced in Toronto at Bouchercon’s Passport To Murder in October.  Below is the list of nominees. Congratulations to them all! Best Novel You Will...

Malice Domestic Recap 2017

Event: Malice Domestic 29 Location: Bethesda, MD Hotel: Hyatt Regency Bethesda Date: April 27 – May 1, 2017 Malice Domestic is an annual fan convention in the metropolitan DC area that celebrates the traditional mystery, books best typified by the works of...

MWA 2017 Edgar Allan Poe Awards

The Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at the 71st Gala Banquet on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Winners of the 2017 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honored the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or...