Conferences & Gatherings

California Crime Writers Conference
Mystery Fest Key West
NE Crime Bake
Murder and Mayhem Milwaukee
RT Booklovers Convention

Atlanta May 2-7 2017


The annual conference of the International Thriller Writers, held in New York City July 11-15, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt in NYC.

Malice Domestic

An annual "fun fan" convention in Bethesda, MD (metropolitan Washington, D.C.), saluting the traditional mystery—books best typified by the works of Agatha Christie.

Sleuth Fest

An annual conference in Orlando, FL for mystery, suspense and thriller writers, sponsored by the Florida chapter of Mystery Writers of America

Killer Nashville

An annual mystery and crime writers conference in Nashville, TN with an emphasis on networking, individual education, and personal career planning.

Creatures, Crime & Creativity

An annual crime and mystery writers conference in Baltimore, MD


Bouchercon [bough' chur con] is an all-volunteer, nonprofit, annual convention in honor of Anthony Boucher, the distinguished mystery fiction critic, editor and author. It is the premier event of the mystery and crime fiction community.

Writers Police Academy

The Writers’ Police Academy offers the most hands-on, interactive and educational experience writers can find to enhance their understanding of all aspects of law enforcement and forensics.

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