Weekend Update: April 7-8, 2018

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will posts by Kate Flora (Monday) Lea Wait (Tuesday), Barb Ross (Wednesday), John Clark (Thursday), and Jessie Crockett (Friday).

In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog regularly at Maine Crime Writers:

Coming up on April 10 from 7-8 PM in Portland, Maine, the Kensington Cozy Author-palooza, a group signing co-sponsored by Print: A Bookstore that includes Maine Crime Writers Jessica Ellicott (Jessie Crockett), Kaitlyn Dunnett, Barbara Ross, and Lea Wait. For more information, including the location of the event, go to http://www.printbookstore.com/event/kensington-cozy-mystery-author-palooza

Kaitlyn Dunnett’s first in a new series, Crime & Punctuation, which won’t be available to purchase until the end of May, is featured in a Goodreads giveaway sponsored by the publisher and running until April 9. Here’s the link: https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/278836-crime-punctuation

Kate Flora has a busy week this week.

Author Event: Kate Flora

Wednesday, April 11th, 7:00pm
Kate Flora is the author of 14 mystery and true crime books including Finding Amy, a 2007 Edgar nominee co-written with a Portland, Maine deputy police chief. Her other titles include the Thea Kozak mysteries and the starred-review Joe Burgess police series, the third of which, Redemption, won the 2013 Maine Literary Award for Crime Fiction. A former assistant attorney general for the state of Maine, Kate is a founding member of the New England Crime Bake Conference. She has served as editor and publisher of Level Best Books and as international president of Sisters in Crime.

Sisters in Crime poster 


 Lea Wait will be speaking to third and fourth grade students at the South Bristol School at 9:30 on Wednesday, April 11, about her historical novel Wintering Well.





 An invitation to readers of this blog: Do you have news relating to Maine, Crime, or Writing? We’d love to hear from you. Just comment below to share.

And a reminder: If your library, school, or organization is looking for a speaker, we are often available to talk about the writing process, research, where we get our ideas, and other mysteries of the business. Contact Kate Flora

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