Clea Simon | Appearances

Where I'll be:

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Thursday, -
Fifth Annual Mystery Gala, New England Mobile Book Fair, 82 Needham St., Newton, MA
Tuesday,
Panel discussion: “The Modern Heroine,” Memorial Hall, 2 North Main St., Andover, MA.
Wednesday,
“Cozy at the Café,” a roundtable reading with prizes, giveaways, and more. Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Cambridge, MA. 617-491-2220.

Where I've been:

2010

Tuesday, March 23, 7 p.m.
Book Party & Reading, Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St., Brookline, MA. 617-566-6660
Saturday, April 17, all day
Murder 203: Connecticut’s Mystery Festival. I'll be on a panel Saturday – and hanging for cocktails and conversation, too!
Easton and Westport, CT.
Friday, June 4
Morse Institute, Natick. (Metrowest librarian event.)

2011

Monday, April 11, 7 p.m.
Partners and Crime, 44 Greenwich Ave., New York. 212-243-0440.
Tuesday, April 12, 7 p.m.
Reading/signing with Rosemary Herbert, Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St., Brookline, MA 617-566-6660
Tuesday, May 17, 7 p.m.
Book launch reading/party, Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 617-542-READ
Thursday, May 19, 7 p.m.
Books on the Square, 471 Angell St., Providence, 7 p.m. 401-331-9097
Wednesday, June 8, 7 p.m.
Newtonville Books, reading/signing with Deb Grabien,
296 Walnut St., Newtonville, MA. 617-244-6619
Thursday, July 7
Sisters in Crime 25th Anniversary “Beach Reads” event.
Cape Cod Cultural Center, 307 Old Main St., South Yarmouth, MA. 7 p.m.
For full listing of authors, etc., please see website.
November. 11-13,
New England Crime Bake,
Dedham Hilton, Dedham, MA

2012

Thursday, Jan. 26, 7 p.m.
Reading with Brett Milano from “Tales from the House Band,” Porter Square Books,
25 White St., Cambridge, MA 617-491-2220.
Friday, April 13, 4:45
The 42nd Annual Popular Culture Association national conference “Strange Elements” panel, 4:45 p.m. Copley Marriott Hotel, Boston, MA.
Thurs., April 19, 7 p.m.
Book launch/party for “Cats Can't Shoot”/“Grey Expectations” Harvard Book Store,
1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 617-542-READ
Wednesday, May 9, 7 p.m.
“Stealing from the Dead,” a Sisters in Crime panel discussion. Canton Public Library, 786 Washington St., Canton, MA, 781-75-6632.
Thursday, May 17, 7 p.m.
New England Mobile Book Fair. Signing and talk with Sheila Connolly and Leslie Wheeler. 82-84 Needham St., Newton Highlands, MA 02461. (617) 964-7440.
Tuesday, June 12, 6 p.m.
“Tales from the House Band” chat and cocktails with Brett Milano at Flora, 190 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA. 781-641-1664
Thursday, July 12, 7 p.m.
Sisters in Crime “Beach Reads” panel, The Book Rack, 52 State St., Newburyport, MA. 978-462-8615
Monday, July 23, 7 p.m.
Criminal Cats and Dangerous Dogs: A Pet Mystery Evening (with Susan Conant), at Brookline Booksmith, Harvard Ave. (Coolidge Corner), Brookline, MA. 617-566-6666.
Thursday, Dec. 6, 7 p.m.
New England Mobile Book Fair. Mystery Night with dozens of authors! Come get your holiday fix. 82-84 Needham St., Newton Highlands, MA 02461. (617) 964-7440.
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 6 p.m.
“Tales from the House Band, Vol. 2” launch party with Brett Milano at Flora, 190 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA. (781) 641-1664.

2013

Sunday, Feb. 17, 4-7 p.m.
Copy Cat Festival, Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA. Tickets $5.
Thursday, March 28, 6 p.m.
Midwinter Mystery, a murder mystery dinner at Cape Cod Community College. 2240 Iyanough Road in West Barnstable, MA.
Monday, April 1., 7 p.m.
It's a Mystery to Me, panel discussion at Sharon Public Library, 11 North St., Sharon, MA.
Monday, April 22, 7 p.m.
Tewksbury Public Library. Discussion of The Modern Heroine with Edith Maxwell and Sarah Smith.
Friday-Sunday, May 3-5
Malice Domestic, traditional mystery conference, Hyatt Regency, Bethesda, MD. I will be on the Me and My Dead Shadow: Sleuthing with the Dead panel, Saturday, May 4, at 3 p.m., with Toni L.P. Kelner, Mollie MacRae, and E.F. Watkins.
Monday, May 6, 4-7 p.m.
Festival of Mystery, Greek Orthodox Church, 12 Washington St., Oakmont, PA
Wednesday, May 22, 7 p.m.
The Modern Heroine, a panel discussion at the Lucius Beebe Library, Wakefield, MA. (781) 246-6334.
Monday, July 29, 7 p.m.
Book Party & Reading, Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St., Brookline, MA. 617-566-6660.
Thursday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m.
Creating Killer Characters, a panel discussion at the Bestsellers Café, 24 High St., Medford, MA, 781-391-7171.
Thursday- Sunday, Sept. 19–22
Bouchercon mystery conference. Empire Plaza, Albany, NY. I will be part of a panel discussion on If I Only Had the Words: Four-Footed Sleuths on Sat., Sept. 21, 9 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m.
Boston Book Fest, signing at the Sisters in Crime booth, Copley Square, Boston, MA. 10-11 a.m.
Thursday, Nov. 14, 7 p.m.
Authors Night, Fitchburg Public Library, 610 Main St., Fitchburg, MA.

2014

Saturday, Sept. 20.
All Things Cat, with Allia Zobel and Darlene Arden,
Mark Twain House,
351 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105, (860) 247-0998.
Thursday, Oct. 9, 7 p.m.
Willmington Public Library, Willmington, MA
Thursday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m.
New England Moble Book Fair, with Kate Flora and Sheila Connolly.
82 Needham St, Newton Highlands, MA 02461
(617) 527-5817
Thursday, Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m.
Mysterious Bookshop, 58 Warren St., NY. 212-587-1011
Sunday, Oct. 26, 4 p.m.
Talk/signing as part of “Feline Forensics: Cat Mystery Day”
Annie's Book Stop of Worcester,
65 James Street, Worcester, MA 01603 (508) 796-5613
Oct. 30 - Nov. 2
Meowworld, Cat Writers’ Association Social Media Conference,
Westin Buckhead, Atlanta, GA.
Thursday, Dec. 4, 6-8 p.m.
Mystery Night 2014. Come join me and dozens of other crime fiction authors at this annual event.
New England Moble Book Fair, with Kate Flora and Sheila Connolly.
82 Needham St, Newton Highlands, MA 02461 (617) 527-5817

2015

Wednesday, April 22, 7 p.m.
Billierica Public Library, 15 Concord Rd., Billerica, MA (978) 671-0948
Saturday, May 30, 2:15-2:45
BookExpo America, Mystery Writers of America booth (#2657), Jacob K. Javits Convention Ctr., New York.
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 7 p.m.
Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick, Maine 23 Pleasant St. (207) 725-5242
Friday-Sunday, Nov. 6-8.
New England Crime Bake, Dedham, MA,
Panelist, “Believing the Lie–Avoiding Cabot Cover Syndrome,” Sat., Nov. 7, 10:10 a.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 6:30 p.m.
Cozy at the Café, Trident Bookseller Café, 338 Newbury St., Boston. 617-267-8688. Join Dana Cameron, Hallie Ephron, Julianne Holmes, Liz Mugavero, Susan Oleksiw, Leigh Perry, Hank Phillippi Ryan, and me for a night of brief readings, giveaways, prizes, and more!
Thursday, Dec. 3, 6-8 p.m.
Mystery Night 2015, New England Mobile Book Fair, 82 Needham St., Newton, MA. 617-964-7440

2016

Monday, -
American Library Association Midwinter Conference, Boston Convention Center. I’ll be staffing the Sisters in Crime New England booth.
Thursday-Sunday, Feb. 25-28, 2016
Left Coast Crime, Phoenix, AZ. I’ll be on panels discussing Genre Hopping: Authors Writing Multiple Genres, Fri., Feb. 26, 9:30-10:30 a.m., with Chris Goff, Mette Ivie Harrison, and Annette Mahon, with Ann Cleeves moderating, and on Murder Most Cozy: Small-town cozy mysteries, with Kristi Abbott, Sherry Harris, and Paige Shelton, with Leslie Budewitz moderating, on Sat., Feb. 27, 3-4 p.m. I’ll also be hosting a table at the Poisoned Pen Press breakfast on Saturday – and otherwise be bouncing around. Please say hi.
Friday, March 4, 2016, 7 p.m.
Book launch party & reading, Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA. 617-661-1515
April 29-May 1, 2016
Malice Domestic, Bethesda, MD. I’ll be on the “The Paws that Detects: Four-Footed Sidekicks” panel on Saturday, 3-3:50 p.m.
Thursday–Sunday, May 19-22, 2016
Crimefest, Bristol, UK. I’ll be on the “Do You Think You’re Cosy?” panel on Thursday, 3:50-4:40 p.m. and moderating “A Life of Crime: What’s the Appeal of Crime Writing?” on Friday, 9-9:50 a.m.
Thursday,
“Stealing from the Dead,” a Sisters in Crime panel with Steve Marini and Edith Maxwell, Clinton Public Library 54 Walnut St., Clinton, MA.
Monday, June 27, 7 p.m.
Reading and book talk, Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St., Brookline, MA 617-566-6660.
Sept.15-18, 2016
“Blood on the Bayou” Bouchercon 2016, New Orleans, LA
Wednesday,
Cozy at the Café: A group reading with Susan Oleksiw, Sheila Connolly, J.A. Hennrikus, and others (and prizes!) at Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Cambridge, MA 617-491-2220.

Signed books are available at Harvard Bookstore and the Harvard Coop in Harvard Square, Cambridge, and Brookline Booksmith, Brookline, and also through this web site.

For booking information, please contact me directly at cleas@earthlink.net.

Vlea with Musetta
Clea with la belle Musetta
photo by Brett Milano