Upcoming Conferences & Other Links

Sisters In Crime – National



All Year                Fall for the Book, Fairfax, VA

Aug 3-6               PulpFest, Pittsburgh, PA

Aug 12-28           Edinburgh International Book Festival, Edinburgh, UK
Aug 17-20            Killer Nashville, Franklin, TN
Aug 30-Sep 3     Bouchercon, San Diego, CA

Sep TBA               Noirwich Crime Writing Festival, Norwich, UK
Sep 8-10               Creatures, Crimes & Creativity, Columbia, MD
Sep 15-17             Bloody Scotland, Stirling, UK
Sep 20-22           CrimeCon, Orlando, FL

Oct 7-8                 Murder One, Dublin, IE
Oct 21                   West Virginia Book Festival, Charleston, WV

Nov 10-12            New England Crime Bake, Boston/Dedham, MA
Nov 15-18            Iceland Noir, Reykjavík, IS


Feb 15-18            Savannah Book Festival, Savannah, GA
Feb TBA              Murder in the Magic City, Birmingham, AL
Feb 24                 Amelia Island Book Festival, Amelia Island, FL

Mar TBA             CityLit Festival, Baltimore, MD
Mar 14-16          New Orleans Book Festival, New Orleans, LA
Mar 16                Suffolk Mystery Authors Festival, Suffolk, VA
Mar 20-24          Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA

Apr TBA              Waverly Book Festival, Baltimore, MD
Apr TBA              Day of the Book Festival, Kensington, MD
Apr 11-14            Left Coast Crime, Seattle, WA
Apr 20-21           LA Times Festival of Books, USC, Los Angeles, CA
Apr 26-28           Malice Domestic, North Bethesda, MD
Apr 27                  Annapolis Book Festival, Annapolis, MD

May TBA              U S Book Show, New York City, NY
May 18                 Gaithersburg Book Festival, Gaithersburg, MD
May 9-12.            CrimeFest, Bristol, UK
May 28-Jun 1     ThrillerFest, New York, NY

Jun 1-4                 Book Lovers Convention, Houston, TX
Jun 6-9                Writer’s Police Academy/Killer Con, Green Bay, WI
Jun 9-10              Maine Crime Wave, Portland, ME
Jun 15-16            CrimeCon UK, London, UK
Jun 19-23            Space Coast Book Lovers Event, Cape Canaveral, FL

Jul TBA                 Sleuthfest, Boca Raton, FL
Jul 18-21              Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, Harrogate, UK
Jul 31-Aug 3        RWA Conference, Austin, TX

Aug 28-Sep 1      Bouchercon, Nashville, TN


Mar 19-23            Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA
Mar 16-19             Left Coast Crime, Tucson, AZ

Jul 16-19              RWA Conference, Philadelphia, PA
Jul 19-21              Book Passage Mystery Writers Conference, Corte Madera, CA

Sep 3-7                Bouchercon, New Orleans, LA

Reference Sites:
American Independent Writers

Finding an Agent:
Two sites that you should bookmark if you’re looking for a literary agent to represent your work:

Writer Beware
Has excellent information on how to avoid being scammed by dishonest or unethical people who present themselves as agents or book doctors.

Agent Query
Largest searchable online database of agents.

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