Upcoming Events

From the April issue of The Writer's Life.

April 15: “Mystery on the Shelf” free one-day conference, sponsored by the San Diego Public Library and Partners in Crime (SD chapter of Sisters in Crime). From 10 AM to 5 PM at the Central Library (330 Park Blvd.), featuring keynote speakers Cara Black and Kate Carlisle, along with SDW/EG member Corey Lynn Fayman. For more information, see http:// sistersincrimesd.org.

April 22-23: The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books will be held at the University of Southern California Los Angeles. For more information, see http://events.latimes.com/festivalofooks/.

April 27-30: StokerCon, the annual convention of the Horror Writers Association, will be held at The Queen Mary (1126 Queens Highway) in Long Beach. For more information, see

April 22-23: The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books will be held at the University of Southern California Los Angeles. For more information, see http://events.latimes.com/festivalofooks/.

April 27-30: StokerCon, the annual convention of the Horror Writers Association, will be held at The Queen Mary (1126 Queens Highway) in Long Beach. For more information, see

April 27-30: StokerCon, the annual convention of the Horror Writers Association, will be held at The Queen Mary (1126 Queens Highway) in Long Beach. For more information, see http:// www.stokercon2017.org.

April 28-29: Yallwest Santa Monica Book Festival will be held at Santa Monica High School. For more information, see https:// www.yallwest.com.

April 29: Independent Bookstore Day. Mysterious Galaxy will be hosting events from 10 AM to 5 PM, and will have a half dozen exclusive Independent Bookstore Day goodies, including items from the Night Vale creators, Michael Chabon, Bloggess Jenny Lawson, Mo Willems, Rainbow Rowell, and a collection of literary cocktails. For more information, see http:// www.mystgalaxy.com/event/independentbookstore-day-0.

April 30: Mysterious Galaxy and Partners in Crime hosts “The Shetland Tea Murder: A DIY Murder Mystery” by Ann Cleeves. Starting at 2 PM, Mysterious Galaxy will serve tea, and four actors (including members of Partners in Crime, the San Diego chapter of Sisters in Crime, and Write Out Loud) will read the script. Attendees can then show off their deductive skills, and share their solutions. Minotaur Books has provided copies of Ann’s Shetland series as prizes for some participants. For more information, see http:// www.mystgalaxy.com/event/shetland-tea-murdermystery-reading.

May 3-5: Nonfiction Writers Conference, an online conference featuring 15 speakers over 3 days. For more information, see http:// nonfictionwritersconference.com.

May 20: Border Voices Poetry Fair will be held at SDSU. For more information, see https:// bordervoices.com/border-voices-poetry-fair/

 

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