Upcoming Conferences & Other Links

Sisters In Crime – National



All Year             Fall for the Book, Fairfax, VA

TBA                     Book Expo/Book Con, New York, NY

Feb 4                   Murder in the Magic City, Birmingham, AL

Mar 16-19         Left Coast Crime, Tucson, AZ
Mar 23-26        Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA

Apr 6                   Amelia Island Book Festival, Amelia Island, FL
Apr 22-23          LA Times Festival of Books, USC, Los Angeles, CA
Apr 28-30         Waverly Book Festival, Baltimore, MD
Apr 28-30         Malice Domestic, Bethesda, MD
Apr 29                Annapolis Book Festival, Annapolis, MD

May 11-14          CrimeFest, Bristol, UK
May 20               Gaithersburg Book Festival, Gaithersburg, MD
May 30-Jun 3   ThrillerFest, New York, NY

Jun 1-4                Book Lovers Convention, Houston, TX
Jun 8-11              MurderCon/Writers Police Academy, Green Bay, WI
Jun 9-10             Maine Crime Wave, Portland, ME
Jun 10-11            CrimeCon, London, UK

Jul 6-9                 Sleuthfest, Boca Raton, FL
Jul 19-22            RWA Conference, Anaheim, CA
Jul 20-23            Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, Harrogate, UK
Jul 21-23             Book Passage Mystery Writers Conference, Corte Madera, CA

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

Mar 16                 Suffolk Mystery Authors Festival, Suffolk, VA

Apr 11-14            Left Coast Crime, Bellevue, WA
Apr TBA             Malice Domestic, North Bethesda, MD

Aug 28-Sep 1     Bouchercon, Nashville, TN


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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