Mesdames on the Move February 2017

Friday, Feb.3  Speed Dating for Writers and Librarians !   

The Ontario Library Association will be holding its Super Conference at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front St. West. A bevy of Mesdames will be appearing during the Crime Writers of Canada event beginning at 1:00 p.m. Mesdames M. H.  Callway, Lisa de Nikolits, Melodie Campbell and Rosemary McCracken will each have two minutes to tell the librarians about their  most recently published books or  novels in the works. Let’s hope many successful relationships ensue.


M. H. Callway

Melodie Campbell

Melodie Campbell






Lisa De Nikolits

Rosemary McCracken

Rosemary McCracken







13 Claws is Coming!


A friendly reminder about our contest for previously unpublished crime writers. The deadline for entries is only six weeks away on March 15, 2017.   See this website for submission details.

The winner or winners will have their stories published in our upcoming third anthology, 13 Claws.


Readings and Events!

Sunday, Feb. 19th, Lisa de Nikolits will be taking part in the prose reading series, Junction Reads, at 392 Pacific Ave., Toronto. The event begins at 5:00 p.m. Lisa will be reading from her latest book, The Nearly Girl.

Thursday, Feb 16th  Two great events are happening on this date and several of the Mesdames will be in attendance at both.

Sisters in Crime, Toronto Chapter welcome award-winning author, Kelley Armstrong creator of five supernatural series and a new crime fiction series, featuring Casey Butler. Meeting at Northern District Branch, TPL, Room 200, 40 Orchard View Blvd., 7 pm. There is a $5.00 charge for non-members.

The first 2017 Noir at the Bar Toronto takes place at 7 pm at the Wallace Gastropub, 1954 Yonge St at Davisville. Features readings by six leading crime writers, including Peter Rozovsky, the founder of Noir at the Bar who is visiting from Philadelphia.


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