The Crime Writers’ Association

New Frontiers in Forensics, Crime and Security: Forensic Outreach Conference

Royal Institution, Oct 18 Open to everyone, this event by Forensic Outreach is one the CWA is pleased to promote to crime writers and readers alike. Meet pioneering forensic scientists and detectives – the real-life versions of the characters yo...


New CWA Anthology Published 22 February

The Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) has released a new collection of crime stories written by its members. Music of the Night, edited by Martin Edwards, invited CWA authors to submit short stories on the theme of music. An array of award-winnin...


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Bloody Scotland Crime Writing Masterclass

In association with the University of Stirling, this masterclass for writers features Booker shortlisted Graeme Macrae Burnet; author (& Slice Girl!) A K Benedict; and advice on writing a synopsis and pitch by Alison Belsham (who won Pitch Perfec...


Agatha Christie Centenary Celebration

BIRTHDAY PARTY WILL CELEBRATE A CENTURY OF CHRISTIE CREATIVITY Diary date: Thursday 15 September 2016 Dame Agatha Christie’s home town marks her birthday and the 100th anniversary of the completion of her first crime no...


The Board

The Board The Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) is a company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales (no. 3495776). It’s a non-political, non-sectarian body. Our primary objective is to promote the prestige and appreciation of...


Bouchercon

The World Mystery Convention is a nonprofit, all-volunteer US organization which holds an annual convention in honour of Anthony Boucher, the distinguished mystery fiction critic, editor and author. It is the world's premier event bringing together a...


Cath Staincliffe discusses assisted dying in ‘The Kindest Thing’

Women in the Law UK Bookclub, online on Friday 5 November at 7pm. Bestselling author Cath Staincliffe discusses her cutting edge novel, The Kindest Thing in an online book club event hosted by Barrister at Law, author and founder of Women in the La...


Margery Allingham Short Mystery Prize Winner to Be Announced 17 June

The world-famed Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) has announced the shortlist for its Margery Allingham Short Mystery competition, with the winner to be announced online on 17 June at midday. The competition celebrates the classic mystery story, ...


Ray Clark’s new novel, Implant

Ray Clark’s new novel, Implant, published August 9 by Urbane Books, is designed to make you think about where the world is heading, and how much we all rely on technology. And what a technically clever and ruthless killer might be able to do with i...


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