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October 2017

“Making a Mystery”

Thursday, October 5, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Somerville Public Library, East Branch, 115 Broadway
Somerville, MA United States
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Mystery making: How they do it. Plotting without a net, a panel of four stellar mystery authors — two thriller/suspense writers, two traditional/cozy writers — turn suggestions from the audience into stories. It’s improv…with bodies. (with Sheila Connolly, Hank Phillippi Ryan, and Hallie Ephron)

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Thursday, October 12 - Sunday, October 15
Sheraton Centre, Toronto, Canada, Canada + Google Map

I'll be on the "La femme cherche" panel (female sleuths) on Thurs., Oct. 12, 1-2 p.m. at this year's edition of the international mystery convention,  Bouchercon 2017: Passport to Murder.

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Sisters in Crime panel

Thursday, October 19, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Jameston Philomenian Library, 26 North Road
Jamestown, RI 02835 United States
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Haunted mysteries with Leslie Wheeler and Robin H. Ray.

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November 2017

Book launch for “World Enough”

Thursday, November 2, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Harvard Bookstore, 1256 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA United States
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Reading and discussion of my new rock 'n' roll noir - with refreshments! Please join us.

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New England Crime Bake

Friday, November 10 - Sunday, November 12
Hilton Boston/Woburn, 2 Forbes Road
Woburn, MA 01801
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I'll be on the "Alone: Inside the Writer's Room" panel, talking about process, writing spaces, and how we get it done, on Saturday, 10:10-11 a.m., along with Frankie Bailey and Susan Reynolds. (Edith Maxwell moderates.) And, of course, I'll be around for the rest of this weekend-long conference for chats and confabs!

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December 2017

Writing Rock/”World Enough”: A conversation

Monday, December 4, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St.
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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Longtime music journalist/author Brett Milano and I will discuss the Boston scene, writing about music, and "World Enough." We might spin some tunes, too...

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January 2018

Pulpwood Queen Book Club Girlfriend Weekend

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - Sunday, January 14, 2018
Stephen F. Austin State College, Nacogdoches, Texas + Google Map

Alice Hoffman will be keynote speaker at this annual weekend-long celebration of books and readers, Jan. 11–14, 2018 at Stephen F. Austin State College in historic Nacogdoches, TX. Various packages are available.

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March 2018

Left Coast Crime

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - Sunday, March 25, 2018
Nuggets Casino Resort, Reno, NV, Reno, NV + Google Map
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