The Crime Writers’ Association

Dagger Awards Live – online and free

This year, due to coronavirus restrictions, we can’t hold a posh dinner in London where we enjoy a convivial atmosphere, networking with the publishing industry and watching as each Dagger is announced.

However, we can still entertain, and – we confidently expect – to announce the Dagger winners live on a screen very near you! Several CWA members are shortlisted so there’s even more reason to participate.

So please put aside Thursday October 22, the original date, at 7.30pm BST for our virtual event. We expect the event to last around 60-90 minutes.

Dressing up for the occasion and providing yourself with a suitable glass (or three) of something is optional.

Richard Osman, author of the just-published and massive-selling The Thursday Murder Club, was originally booked as our guest speaker at the gala dinner. We have asked him to record a video speech for us instead, which will be shown during the online event.

The cost of tickets? Nothing. This is the year when everyone can attend.

How do you register?

Watch Daggers Live on Thursday 22 October. Register for your free ticket here.

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