The Crime Writers’ Association

Suffolk Bookfest with Crime Writers

The full programme and details can be found at www.suffolklibraries.co.uk/bookfest but these events might be of most interest: Monday 24 October - How to write a thriller with Erin Kelly at Stradbroke Library Wednesday 26 October - James Runcie...


Byte the Book: How Can We Sell More Books Through Non-Traditional Retail Channels?

Date: Monday 14th November 2016 Time: 18:30 to 21:00 Location: The Groucho Club, London Not specifically aimed at crime writers, but interetsing for writers in general. Byte the Book asks: as sales channels for books become increasingly polarised,...


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 Blood Dagger Discussion with Maxim

On October 12th at 7pm Maxim Jakubowski will be chairing a panel at Waterstones Piccadilly, featuring four of the five shortlisted authors for the CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger: Tim Baker, Bill Beverly, Jax Miller and Nicholas Searle, discussin...


Flappers, fops and murder: writing crime fiction in the jazz age

Newcastle author Fiona Veitch Smith, whose debut historical crime novel, The Jazz Files, has been shortlisted for this year’s Crime Writers Association Historical Dagger Award, will be reading from The Jazz Files and her latest book in the Poppy De...


William Ryan at Chiswick Book Festival

William Ryan, author of the acclaimed Inspector Korolev series set in Russia in the 1930s and of the forthcoming The Constant Soldier, is a featured author at the Chiswick Book Festival. Savage Continent: Fiction and the Fall of Nazi Germany Toge...


Paddington Book Festival

Three CWA authors will be speaking as part of the Paddington Book Festival. The meetings will take place at the Paddington Library, Porchester Road, London W2 5DU (nearest Underground: Royal Oak). Elizabeth Flynn will be talking on September 6th, 6....


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...


Be Novel at Noirwich

Some of the biggest names in crime writing including Ian Rankin, Peter James, Charlie Higson and Sophie Hannah (author of the new Poirot series) are coming to the city for the third international Noirwich Crime Writing Festival, 15-18 September 2016....


Dagger Awards Gala Dinner

TUESDAY 11 OCTOBER 2016 GRANGE CITY HOTEL, LONDON EC3N 6.30pm for 7pm Speaker: James Runcie, author of The Grantchester Mysteries, as seen on TV CWA Diamond Dagger Awarded to 2016 recipient: Peter James The winners of the other nine Daggers includ...


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