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The Southern California Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America (SoCalMWA) supports and promotes the careers of published and aspiring mystery and thriller authors in California and Nevada below the 36th parallel, as well as all of Arizona and Hawaii. Learn more about us »

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About the Mystery Writers of America (MWA)

Edgar Allan Poe IconThe MWA was established in 1945 by a dozen or so like-minded mystery writers for the purpose of promoting and protecting the interests and welfare of mystery writers and to increase the esteem and literary recognition given to the genre.

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Books by SoCalMWA Members

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  • SoCalMWA Member Connie Archer
  • SoCalMWA Member S.K. Rizzolo
  • SoCalMWA Member Steve Hodel
  • SoCalMWA Member Amnon Kabatchnik
  • SoCalMWA Member Connie di Marco
  • SoCalMWA Member Jennifer Moss
  • SoCalMWA Member Sue Ann Jaffarian
  • SoCalMWA Member Nancie Clare
  • SoCalMWA Member Vanessa A. Ryan
  • SoCalMWA Member Thomas B. Sawyer
  • SoCalMWA Member Kim Fay
  • SoCalMWA Member Elizabeth Little
  • SoCalMWA Member Danny Gardner
  • SoCalMWA Member Kathryn Lilley
  • SoCalMWA Member Sybil Johnson
  • SoCalMWA Member Jill Amadio
  • SoCalMWA Member Shannon Muir (Broden)
  • SoCalMWA Member Phil Swann
  • SoCalMWA Member Robert Crane
  • SoCalMWA Member Christine E. Blum
  • SoCalMWA Member August Norman
  • SoCalMWA Member William Burton McCormick
  • SoCalMWA Member Barbara  DeMarco-Barrett
  • SoCalMWA Member Corey Lynn Fayman
  • SoCalMWA Member Janet Elizabeth Lynn
  • SoCalMWA Member Paul Levine
  • SoCalMWA Member Barry Lancet
  • SoCalMWA Member Holly West
  • SoCalMWA Member Tori Eldrige
  • SoCalMWA Member Eric J. Guignard
  • SoCalMWA Member Patricia Smiley
  • SoCalMWA Member Shannon Baker
  • SoCalMWA Member Lee Goldberg
  • SoCalMWA Member Neil Russell
  • SoCalMWA Member Dennis Palumbo
  • SoCalMWA Member Barry Wiley
  • SoCalMWA Member James Thane
  • SoCalMWA Member Sherri Leigh James
  • SoCalMWA Member Gwendolyn Womack
  • SoCalMWA Member Michael Thomas Barry
  • SoCalMWA Member Glen Erik Hamilton
  • SoCalMWA Member Paul D. Marks
  • SoCalMWA Member Chris DeRose
  • SoCalMWA Member A.E. Wasserman
  • SoCalMWA Member Jay Kinney
  • SoCalMWA Member Nancy Raven Smith
  • SoCalMWA Member Will Zeilinger
  • SoCalMWA Member Bonnie MacBird
  • SoCalMWA Member Sarah M.  Chen
  • SoCalMWA Member Duane Swierczynski
  • SoCalMWA Member Haris Orkin
  • SoCalMWA Member Anne Louise Bannon
  • SoCalMWA Member Jonathan Maberry
  • SoCalMWA Member Bill Fitzhugh
  • SoCalMWA Member Andrew Kaplan
  • SoCalMWA Member John Shepphird
  • SoCalMWA Member Alan Cook
  • SoCalMWA Member Terri Nolan
  • SoCalMWA Member Craig Faustus Buck
  • SoCalMWA Member Jennifer Berg
  • SoCalMWA Member D.P. Lyle
  • SoCalMWA Member Tyler Dilts
  • SoCalMWA Member Dick Lochte
  • SoCalMWA Member Tammy Kaehler
  • SoCalMWA Member Travis Richardson
  • SoCalMWA Member Laurie Stevens
  • SoCalMWA Member Suzanne Gates
  • SoCalMWA Member Stephen Buehler
  • SoCalMWA Member Bonnie Cardone
  • SoCalMWA Member Leslie S. Klinger
  • SoCalMWA Member Matt Coyle
  • SoCalMWA Member Tony Piazza
  • SoCalMWA Member Maxine Nunes
  • SoCalMWA Member James Scott Bell
  • SoCalMWA Member Christina Hoag
  • SoCalMWA Member Gary Phillips
  • SoCalMWA Member Gary Inbinder
  • SoCalMWA Member Ivan Obolensky
  • SoCalMWA Member Gayle Bartos-Pool
  • SoCalMWA Member Rachel Howzell Hall
  • SoCalMWA Member
  • SoCalMWA Member Ron Cutler
  • SoCalMWA Member Martin Roy Hill
  • SoCalMWA Member Linda L. Guyan
  • SoCalMWA Member Sheila Lowe
  • SoCalMWA Member Ellen Byron
  • SoCalMWA Member Donald Moore
  • SoCalMWA Member Kristen Kittscher