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Bharti Kirchner's Murder at Andaman: A Maya Mallick Mystery (Camel Press) was published in December 2020. Michael Niemann's Percentages of Guilt came out on November 10, 2010. It received a starred review in Booklist as well as favorable reviews in Publisher's Weekly...
For events booked through Eventbrite, MWA-NW has traditionally had two fee levels: Member and Non-Member, where Members have benefited from lower fees. But for the last several months we eliminated most meeting and event fees as a way to help out during the pandemic and ease the transition to online events.
For years, I’ve had a love-hate relationship with Lee Child’s novels about Jack Reacher. I love the way the Reacher stories thrum with pleasurable uncertainty while I roll my eyes as Reacher’s over-the-top, alpha-male infallibility.
What? There are kids’ writers in Mystery Writers of America? Yes, there are. Quite a few of us, in fact.
An upside to the pandemic has to be “teleconferencing.” In April, our chapter joined the Zoom Revolution and in the last forty days, we’ve conducted three virtual events. Here is a quick synopsis of each.
About the Mystery Writers of America
MWA is the premier organization for mystery writers, mystery readers, and professionals in the mystery and crime-writing fields. The Northwest Chapter serves members of MWA who live in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska.
MWA-NW offers a variety of services to chapter members, including dinner meetings with guest speakers, a regular newsletter with news, professional education, and more.
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Learn how you can join the leading association for professional crime writers in the United States.