The Crime Writers’ Association

Escaping to Find Inspiration with Sam Blake

We’re not quite escaping lockdown yet here in Ireland where I live, we can’t travel outside of the country until 19th July and our hotels and restaurants have only opened to outdoor dining this week (2nd June), but I can’t WAIT to travel again....


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National Crime Reading Month

#PickUpAPageTurner NCRM has been relaunched – visit CrimeReading.com today! ...


Handwriting Expert & Novelist Sheila Lowe on Clark Rockefeller

Sheila Lowe - Book Carnival virtual signing and presentation August 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PACIFIC TIME When he kidnapped his little girl off the street in Boston, the name “Clark Rockefeller” became known nationwide. Shortly thereafter, he ...


Newcastle Noir: Spirits in the Material World

Newcastle Noir is back! A panel discussion about what happens when the crime genre meets ghosts… Featuring authors SJI Holliday, William Ryan and Anna Mazzola, chaired by author Ian Skewis.   Ian Skewis Ian Skewis is the author of bestsell...


After 20 years, would-be crime novelists find it more rewarding than ever to enter the CWA Debut Dagger Competition

Amended 8.12.17 The CWA Debut Dagger for the opening of a crime novel, established in 1998, is renowned within the crime writing world as a way for unpublished authors to get known, with former winners and shortlisted entrants going on to win publish...


CWA Launch High Profile National Crime Reading Month

Ian Rankin, Anthony Horowitz, Elly Griffiths and Vaseem Khan announced as new ambassadors for NCRM The Crime Writers’ Association launches National Crime Reading Month (NCRM) this June – a major initiative designed to celebrate the genre and g...


CrimeFest

The hugely successful international crime writing convention returns to Bristol for a 10th year. The team have published an anthology in celebration of this milestone and are looking forward to a fabulous event with Martina Cole as a Featured Author....


Films Preserved and Restored: Friday 10 August to Sunday 12 August 2018

This is a residential weekend course organised by the Cosmopolitan Film Club (non-profit) which is running at Chester University Campus on Films Preserved and Restored (i.e. vintage movies which have been improved by new technology). Amongst the eig...


CWA Dagger Awards Terms and Conditions of Entry

CWA Daggers Terms and Conditions of Entry Three categories of people can nominate a title for the CWA Daggers. Approved publishers; Traditionally published authors whose book or title is published (not merely distributed) in the UK; ...


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