Saturday Afternoon Social (Hosted by Steph Cha)

What care I how time advances? I am drinking ale today. — Edgar Allan Poe Join your MWA SoCal board members in Hancock Park on Saturday, February 25th from 3-6pm for an afternoon open house generously hosted by acclaimed author and renowned basset-lover Steph Cha. Eat, drink, kvetch—and learn about upcoming events, MWA initiatives, and […] Find out more »

Tucson Festival of Books

As in years past, MWA Southern California is delighted to be hosting a booth at the Tucson Festival of Books. This year’s festival will take place on Saturday, March 11th and Sunday, March 12th, and all MWA members, regardless of chapter affiliation, are invited to join us to sign and sell books to the more than 100,000 readers who are expected to […] Find out more »

California Crime Writers Conference

This is the premier crime writing conference in the country. It is for writers, not fans, and we cap attendance at just 200 people in order to keep it intimate, so it sells out fast. There will be agents, editors, law enforcement/forensics professionals, and panels on craft from some of the best writers in the business. […] Find out more »

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