The Crime Writers’ Association

CWA annual conference

Held in a different location each year, our annual conference and gala dinner is one of the ultimate CWA events. Open to all members, it’s a weekend programme of engaging and fascinating speakers from the real world of crime to help you gain insights for your next masterpiece. It’s also a chance to spend time with old friends, make new ones, and even take part in promotional events we arrange for members at local libraries and bookstores.

Until 2020 the members AGM was held as part of the conference, to elect officers and vote on the Association’s future direction. Since 2020 the AGM has been held online to facilitate attendance by all members.

The 2023 Conference is sponsored by Lucius Books

April 2023: York
April 2022: Torquay
April 2019: Bowness-on-Windermere
April 2018: Shrewsbury
April 2017: Edinburgh
April 2016: Norwich
April 2015: Lincoln
April 2014: Guernsey
April 2013: Bowness-on-Windermere
April 2012: Southampton
April 2011: Darlington
April 2010: Abergavenny

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