SoCal MWA Gumbo Party!

The annual MWA SoCal Gumbo Party, graciously hosted once again by Master Chef Bill Fitzhugh and his wife Kendall, will be held  Saturday, October 27. Join us in Woodland Hills (Los Angeles) for great food, great company, and Craig Westerson’s famous home-brewed ale. This is a truly unique event—arguably our most popular of the year!—and it’s absolutely free for […] Find out more »

Luncheon at the Tam O’Shanter (Los Angeles, CA)

Cold Case Investigation! The Colder the Case, the Hotter the Story. In 1986, newlywed Sherri Rasmussen was murdered in her home. The Los Angeles Police Department presumed two scenarios: 1) her husband did it, or 2) intruders did it. Husbands are often the perpetrators of spousal murders. Yet, there had been an uptick of residential […] Find out more »

One Killer Holiday Party — The Sequel!

In the spirit of the season, MWA SoCal and Sisters in Crime/LA are joining forces to throw a killer holiday bash in celebration of an amazing year for the Southern California mystery-writing community. Members and plus-ones only. South Pasadena Library Community Room 1115 South El Centro Street South Pasadena, CA  91030 Find out more »

California Crime Writers Conference

The 2019 California Crime Writers Conference will take place on June 8-9, 2019, with a special pre-conference event on June 7, 2019, at the Doubletree Hilton in Culver City. The 2019 California Crime Writers Conference, co-sponsored by Mystery Writers of America SoCal Chapter and Sisters in Crime/Los Angeles, is gearing up to be an exciting weekend. […] Find out more »

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