The Crime Writers’ Association

Erin Kelly at Gliterary Lunch, London

If you want to treat your clients, friends or simply yourselves to a entertaining afternoon listening to two bestselling authors talk about what lies behind their latest books while you enjoy good food, wine and conversation, please come and join us ...


Poison and Poisoners Conference

CASEBOOK: CLASSIC CRIME CLUB Poison and Poisoners One Day Conference at the Chamberlain Hotel, London. The long awaited conference 'POISON & POISONERS' presented by Casebook Classic Crime Club will include 4 top speakers, CWA's Joint Vice Ch...


Edit your author profile(s)

Edit author profiles Use this page to update your author profile. The same profile will be used on both the CWA and CRA websites. Remember to use specific terms in your biography text, such as character names, sub-genres, or time periods so that rea...


Murder at the Seaview Hotel Book Launch

Thursday November 11 2021 at 2pm Join author Glenda Young in a Q&A by Zoom with Gemma Alexander of Scarborough's South Cliff Gardens. Join Sunderland's best-selling author Glenda Young online as she launches her debut cosy crime Murder at the S...


Sheila Lowe on Wrong Place, Write Crime Podcast

September 9: Wrong Place, Write Crime podcast with Frank Scalise: https://www.frankzafiro.com/wrong-place-write-crime/   Sheila Lowe will be Frank’s guest, talking about her tortuous path to publication—from handwriting expert to mystery w...


Clapham Book Festival

Clapham Book Festival is Back! The Clapham Book Festival is back this autumn with a special celebratory day on Saturday 16 October 2021. Crime writer and CWA member Julie Anderson is a co-founder of the festival and will be leading a literary walk a...


Short Story Dagger

Short Story Dagger This award is for any crime short story first published in the UK in English during the Judging Period, whether on its own or within an anthology or collection. Upon publication it must have been for sale to the public, either in ...


Debut Dagger

Debut Dagger2022 shortlist2022 longlist AUTHOR TITLE Kevin Bartlett Henry's Bomb Katherine Futers Lufkin, Texas Laura Ashton Hill Holloway Castle Anna Maloney The 10:12 Rachel Nixon The Mercy Seat Elizab...


Murder at The Word – Writers’ Day

We will be joined by the amazing Murder Squad, a collective of six crime writers from the North of England, for a jam-packed weekend of workshops, author talks & insider tips on writing and information about the world of publishing The Murder Sq...


An Introduction to Crime Fiction – Writing workshop

Best-selling crime novelist John Dean is to run an Introduction to Crime Fiction creative writing workshop. John, author of 17 novels, including the recently-published Death List, is published by London-based The Book Folks and is the creator of DCI ...


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