August 22-25, 2019
Book Passage Mystery Writing Conference
Join this amazing craft conference that covers the writing life from outline to publishing. And now, Book Passage is offering MWA NorCal members a $75 discount on registration. Signups for the 2019 conference are open now—and to get the discount, call Kathryn at 415.927.0960 x239.
All NorCal members are invited to a FREE cocktail reception at the conference! Come and meet the conference speakers and attendees. Saturday, 5-6 PM at Book Passage.
September 11, 2019
Women Protagonists In Contemporary Mysteries
Vineland Branch Library
1450 Blossom Hill Rd.
San Jose, CA
Vineland Branch Library is pleased to present a panel discussion with MWA NorCal. Four award winning writers from MWA NorCal will attend: Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff, Susan Alice Bickford, Heather Haven and S.A. Lelchuk. The panel will be moderated by Patrick Pizzo of Vineland Branch Library’s Mystery Book Club.
October 19-26, 2019
Across the chapter area, a week of panels, readings, Noir, and more.
Saturday, Oct. 19: LitQuake Noir at the Bar, San Francisco
Monday, Oct. 21: Fremont Library
Tuesday, Oct. 22: El Cerrito Library
Wednesday, Oct. 23: Redwood City Library
Thursday, Oct. 24: Santa Cruz Library
Friday, Oct. 25: Lafayette Library
Saturday, Oct. 26: Petaluma Library
October 31-November 3, 2019
“Denim, Diamonds, and Death” is the theme for the 2019 Dallas 50th anniversary Bouchercon. The planners intend to pull out all the stops for this one!
December 1, 2019
San Jose LocalLit
150 East San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA
San Jose’s King Library hosts their seventh annual LocalLit event, with authors and panels and book sales for your holiday giving needs. Details to come, but put this one on your calendar!
December 7, 2019
Borderlands Books (venue may change)
866 Valencia St.
San Francisco, CA
Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime join pens to celebrate another fine year of crime writing. Come along and enjoy the cookies!