The Crime Writers’ Association

Margery Allingham Short Mystery Competition

The Margery Allingham Short Mystery Competition2022 winner Scott Hunter Locked In Only able to see and hear, with communication limited to blinks or finger-taps, Helen aged 101 is at the mercy of a killer. A bed-bound stroke victim, she still has u...


Alibis in the Archive Online

Online: Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 October Alibis in the Archive is back! Organised by award-winning crime writer Martin Edwards, former chair of the Crime Writers’ Association and recipient of the 2019 CWA Diamond Dagger, this online event hosted ...


Lindsey Davis talks online about latest Flavia Albia novel A Comedy of Terrors

A Cardiff Library Open Space event on Thursday 9 November. How does a writer bring to life ancient Rome with all its grime and grandeur, scheming and backstabbing? Hear from award-winning novelist Lindsey Davis as she joins us online to chat about n...


Crime Cymru online festival is back!

Gŵyl CRIME CYMRU Festival 2022 will be online, free to viewers, and include well-known national and international crime writers as well as featuring Welsh authors to cater to a range of tastes. At the festival, we will be showcasing stars of the ...


Daggers Announced Online in Daggers Live!

CWA Dagger Awards 2020 Winners Announced Michael Robotham, Lou Berney, Trevor Wood, Casey Cep, and Abir Mukherjee win 2020 CWA Dagger awards. The winners of the 2020 CWA Daggers, which honour the very best in the crime writing genre, were announced ...


Lindsey Davis talks online about latest Flavia Albia novel A Comedy of Terrors

Online through Online Teams at Hertfordshire Libraries on Tuesday 9 November at 7pm. Bestselling 'mistress of Roman Crime', Lindsey Davis talks about A Comedy of Terrors, set in Ancient Rome. The next book in the thrilling, immersive Flavia Albia s...


Murder at the Seaview Hotel online book launch

Book Launch (online) as part of Sunderland Libraries Literature Festival Murder at the Seaview Hotel by Glenda Young Join Sunderland's best-selling author Glenda Young online as she launches her debut cosy crime Murder at the Seaview Hotel, publishe...


How to Write Crime, Thriller and Mystery – 6 Nov, Online Event

An incredible lineup of bestselling authors and industry professionals are taking part in an all day online crime writing event with I AM in print on Saturday 6 November. Hosted by experienced broadcasting duo Elane & Sarah the day is packed with...


Creating Authenticity in Fiction: Online Workshop with Saeida Rouass

Creating Authenticity in Fiction: Online Workshop with Saeida Rouass Whether you write historical, contemporary or fantasy fiction, creating a convincing backdrop for your story can be a challenge. This workshop will explore the various consideratio...


Society of Authors @Home – online events

The Society of Authors continue to offer a full programme of bookish events online - many of them for free! From 23 March until 1 April, the events include in conversation with translator Maureen Freely, crime writer and CWA member Dorothy Koomson, c...


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