Monday, March 29, 2010

Writers' contest; updated calendar of crime

HERE’S ANOTHER CHANCE to become published. If you have a short story, up to 5,000 words set in New England, you are eligible for a cash prize of $100 and publication in Level Best Book’s next anthology of sort crime fiction. There is no entry fee and writers can enter up to two stories. The contest is held in conjunction with the New England Crime Bake Mystery Conference where the winners will be announced. The deadline for entry is April 30 and you need not attend the conference to win. The Conference will be held November 12 -14 at the Hilton Hotel, Dedham, Mass. Details for the conference and contest can be found on the conference website.

Other mystery upcoming conferences include:

Malice Domestic 22, April 30-May 2, 2010, Arlington, VA

Crimefest, May 20-23, 2010, Bristol, England

Book Expo America, May 25-27, 2010, New York, NY

Mayhem in the Midlands, May 27-29, 2010, Omaha, NE

PSWA Conference, June 17-20, 2010, Las Vegas, NV

Thrillerfest 2010, July 7-10, New York, NY

Theakston’s Old Peculier Harrogate Crime Festival, Harrogate, Yorkshire, UK, July 22-25, 2010,

Killer Nashville Mystery and Thriller Conference, August 20-22, 2010, Franklin, TN

Writers’ Police Academy, September 24-26, Jamestown, NC

Bouchercon by the Bay, October 14-17, 2010. San Francisco, CA

NoirCon, November 4-7, 2010, Philadelphia, PA

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