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Crime Bake is the premier conference for crime-fiction writers and readers in New England. Offering numerous opportunities to meet and network with agents, editors, and authors in a small, friendly environment, Crime Bake is a must-attend for mystery fans and writers. Don’t wait to sign up – registration sells out fast!

We’re working on the 2018 conference now — details to come!

Sign up for the 2018 Crime Bake mailing list here.

Submissions for the 2018 Al Blanchard Award are now open.

Check out the 2017 entries into the Flashwords contest: 2017 Flashwords! Booklet

Dates: November 9-11, 2018

Featuring 2018 Guest Of Honor Walter Mosley

Walter Mosley is one of the most versatile and admired writers in America today. He is the author of more than 43 critically acclaimed books, including the major bestselling mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins. His work has been translated into 23 languages and includes literary fiction, science fiction, political monographs, and a young adult novel. His short fiction has been widely published, and his nonfiction has appeared in The New York Times Magazine and The Nation, among other publications. He is the winner of numerous awards, including an O. Henry Award, a Grammy and PEN America’s Lifetime Achievement Award. He lives in New York City.