Is there Life After Innocence?

A panel about wrongful convictions: how do such convictions come about? How does someone get exonerated, and what happens afterward? And, how did we come up with a book of bestselling authors telling the stories of exonorees?  Panelists are lawyer/writers Leslie S. Klinger and Laura Caldwell of the Life After Innocence project, co-editors of The Anatomy of Innocence; writer Laurie R. … Read more

Holiday Party with Sisters in Crime

MWA Norcal and Sisters in Crime are throwing their annual holiday party December 10th, and Borderlands Books in San Francisco, from 2:00 – 4:00 pm! Borderlands Books is at 866 Valencia Street San Francisco, California 94110 (415) 824-8203   There will be member books for sale and signing, food, wine, and more!

Coming in October—Researching and Writing Historical Mysteries

Come to our next event! October 15, 2016 Noon-2pm. Laurel Bookstore 1423 Broadway, Oakland, California 94612 Meet Rhys Bowen, Tony Broadbent, Laurie R. King and Catriona McPherson to talk about writing historical mysteries and how they differ from traditional mysteries. Sponsored by the Mystery Writers of America NorCal and moderated by Janet Rudolph.

August Event: Loving the Library at Rockridge

August 13th 11:30am-12:30pm Oakland Public Library—Rockridge Branch 5366 College Avenue Oakland, CA  94618 (510) 597-5017 Writers and Libraries: a mutual admiration society. Emily Weak, the adult services librarian at the Rockridge branch, talks about what we authors can do to best work with libraries.  What do librarians need? How can a writer both use libraries, … Read more

Anne Perry event on Friday, October 18th

On Friday, October 18th, we’ll be presenting an evening with international bestselling author Anne Perry in conjunction with Litquake. Mystery, History: Anne Perry in conversation with William C. Gordon $5 in advance, $7 at the door 7:30pm Location:  Glass Door Gallery 245 Columbus Ave  San Francisco, CA 94133 (415) 500-2271 Famed New York Times bestselling … Read more