Left Coast Crime Mystery Conference:

“Crime on the Comstock”–March 22-25, 2018

Nugget Casino Resort–Sparks NV

I’ll be participating in several conference activities.

Thursday 9:00-11:00 a.m. Author Speed-Dating: Authors circulate among tables giving two-minute pitches for their current books.

Thursday 2:00-3:00 p.m. Author-Reader Connections: I’m offering Knitting 101–a one-on-one knitting lesson, supplies provided.

Friday 2:45-3:30 p.m. Panel: “Wooden Heart: Craft Mysteries,” moderated by Gay Gale.

Saturday 10:00-10:05 a.m. “You Had Me At”: Authors read for five minutes from their current books.

Kensington Cozy Club Convention–April 10, 2018–7:00 p.m.

Print: A Bookstore, 273 Congress Street, Portland ME 04101

An author meet-and-greet for fans of cozy mysteries, organized by my publisher and including refreshments and goodie bags for attendees. Everyone is welcome!

“Mysterious New Jersey”–April 22, 2018–10:00 a.m.

Temple Shalom, Succasunna NJ

I’ll be speaking to the Renaissance Group, discussing mystery novels whose settings range from New Jersey’s Pine Barrens and Chesapeake Bay region to the state’s cities, suburbs, and small towns. I’ll discuss the work of authors such as Janet Evanovich, Harlan Coben, Robin Hathaway, Chris Grabenstein, and Richard Price.

Malice Domestic Mystery Conference–April 27-29, 2018

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, Bethesda MD

“Tough Gals: The Female Sleuth in Mystery Fiction”–May 1, 2018–6:30 p.m.

Roxbury Public Library, Succasunna NJ

As women’s role in society evolved from housewife to corporate CEO, the image of women sleuths–cops and PIs–in mystery fiction changed as well. Join me for a look at how far women have come in the modern mystery novel.

Deadly Ink Mystery Conference–August 10-12, 2018

Renaissance Hotel, Iselin/Woodbridge NJ

New Jersey’s own mystery conference! I look forward every year to this chance to catch up with my local mystery-writing friends.