Upcoming Conferences & Other Links

Sisters In Crime – National



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 20-24           Granite Noir, Aberdeen, UK
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 3-5               Crime and Thriller Weekend, Cromarty, UK
May 18                 Gaithersburg Book Festival, Gaithersburg, MD
May 9-12             CrimeFest, Bristol, UK
May 23-Jun 2     Hay Festival, Hay, UK
May 28-Jun 1     ThrillerFest, New York, NY
May 30-Jun 1      Capital Crime, London, UK
May 31-Jun 2      CrimeCon, Nashville, TN

Jun TBA               Shetland Noir, Lerwick, UK
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
Jun 20-24            Lyme Crime, Lyme Regis, UK

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 1-4                 PulpFest, Pittsburgh, PA
Aug 10-26            Edinburgh International Book Festival, Edinburgh, UK
Aug 22-25            Killer Nashville, Franklin, TN
Aug 24                  National Book Festival, Washington, DC
Aug 28-Sep 1      Bouchercon, Nashville, TN

Sep TBA               Noirwich Crime Writing Festival, Norwich, UK
Sep 7-15               The Agatha Christie Festival, Torbay & South Devon, UK
Sep 13-15              Creatures, Crimes & Creativity, Columbia, MD
Sep 13-15             Bloody Scotland, Stirling, UK

Oct TBA                Fall for the Book, Fairfax, VA
Oct TBA                West Virginia Book Festival, Charleston, WV
Oct TBA                 Murder One, Dublin, IE

Nov TBA                New England Crime Bake, Boston/Dedham, MA
Nov TBA                Iceland Noir, Reykjavík, IS


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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