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MWA at Printers Row June 11-12

MWA Midwest members will be out in full force at Printers Row in Chicago June 11 and 12, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. See you there!

Full schedule here.

Saturday, June 11
Author Signings

10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Joan Bard Collins, Kristen Gibson, Lou Macaluso, Sue Myers, D.M. Pirrone

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Raymond Benson, Susanna Calkins, Libby Fischer Hellmann, Suzanne Rorhus, Bryon Quertermous, Larry D. Sweazy

1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Lynn Cahoon, Anna Lee Huber, D.E. Johnson, Sara Paretsky, Elzabeth Perona, Lori Rader-Day

2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Sparkle Abbey, Tim Chapman, Leslie Langtry, Michael Stanley

2:55 p.m.
Marcia Clark

4:00 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.
Michael A. Black, Judy Lee Burke, Betty Hechtman, Nancy Herriman, Maggie Pill, Lynne Raimondo

Tent Activities

10:30 a.m.      “Path to Publication” with Larry D. Sweazy, Raymond Benson, Judy Lee Burke, Libby Fischer Hellmann, Bryon Quertermous

11:15 a.m.      Games and prizes with Lou Macaluso

11:45 a.m.      “Path to Publication” with D.M. Pirrone, Joan Bard Collins, Kristen Gibson, Sue Myers

12:30 p.m.      “How to Write Series Mysteries” with Tim Chapman, Anna Lee Huber, Michael Stanley, Lynne Raimondo, Lynn Cahoon

1:15 p.m.        “What to Read: Light-hearted Mysteries” with Maggie Pill, Sparkle Abbey, Leslie Langtry, Betty Hechtman

1:45 p.m.        “Path to Publication with Libby Fischer Hellmann, Raymond Benson, Michael A. Black, Nancy Herriman, Larry D. Sweazy


MWA member Marcia Clark in a Q&A with Lynne Raimondo

3:00 p.m. SPECIAL EVENT at Center Stage
MWA members Sara Paretsky and Lori Rader-Day judge a Flash Fiction contest: Ask for the prompts and join in the fun—for shouting rights and prizes!

3:00 p.m.        “Meet the MWA Midwest Board” with Tony Perona, Anna Lee Huber, D.E. Johnson, Lou Macaluso, Suzanne Rorhus

4:10 p.m.        “Partners in Crime: Writing in Pairs” with Cynthia Pelayo, Sparkle Abbey, Elizabeth Perona, Michael Stanley

5:10 p.m.        Games and prizes with Sparkle Abbey

Sunday, June 12
Author Signings

10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Sparkle Abbey, D.E. Johnson, Gunter Kaesdorf, Lou Macaluso, Bryon Quertermous

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Julia Buckley, Julia Hoffman, Anna Lee Huber, Gin Price, Patricia Skalka, Michael Stanley

1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Paul Dale Anderson, E.C. Diskin, Charlie Donlea, Sheyna Galyan, Sam Reaves

2:30 p.m.
A.J. Cattapan, Jack Fredrickson, Frances McNamara, Carlene O’Connor, Lew Stonehouse, Charlene Wexler

Tent Activities

10:30 a.m. SPECIAL EVENT in Hotel Blake/Dearborn Room
MWA Midwest member Susanna Calkins leads a how-to on how to conduct research for fiction

10:30 a.m.      “Path to Publication: Historical Mysteries” with Anna Lee Huber, Nancy Herriman, D.E. Johnson, D.M. Pirrone

11:15 a.m.      “Path to Publication” with Nancy E. Johnson, Sheyna Galyan, John Fortunato, Maggie Pill, Sam Reaves

12:05 p.m.      Games and prizes with D.M. Pirrone

12:35 p.m.      “Ask the Law” with Lynne Raimondo and Adam Henkels

1:15 p.m.        “Path to Publication” with Susanna Calkins, Julia Buckley, A.J. Cattapan, Carlene O’Connor, Gin Price


Debut author Shaun Harris interviewed by Bryon Quertermous. FREE Advanced Reader Copies of “The Hemingway Thief” to the first 50 attendees

2:15 p.m.        Readings by Paul Dale Anderson, Jack Fredrickson, Patricia Skalka, Charlene Wexler, E.C. Diskin, Sam Reaves

3:00 p.m.        “The Dark Corners of Mystery” with E.C. Diskin, Paul Dale Anderson, Sam Reaves

4:10 p.m.        “How to Write Great Mystery Characters” with Patricia Skalka, Charlie Donlea, Julia Hoffman, Lew Stonehouse


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