Category Archives: Awards/Achievements

Mesdames on the Move: May 2020

RECOGNITION TIME, DEAR READERS! May is awards season for the Mesdames. And we have three Mesdames’ nominees for awards. Although physical events aren’t taking place, we are looking forward to some exciting online announcements coming up. Our Mesdames have also … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move: April 2020

HAPPY SPRING TO ALL OUR READERS! And it will be one to remember. April opens crime writing award season! Many Mesdames and Monsieurs have entries in this year’s Arthur Ellis Awards. Good luck, everyone! The  2020 Arthur Ellis Awards Shortlist … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move: March 2020

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Happy Spring, Dear Readers! We are delighted to announce two new members have joined the Mesdames. A number of our Mesdames are participating in events. One of our Mesdames is now represented by a prestigious US … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move: February 2020

Happy Valentine’s Day, Dear Readers! Our momentum continues through February with more new books, readings and honours! Congratulations! Big congratulations to Mme Caro Soles who is now a member of the Executive Council of the International Crime Writers Association. The … Continue reading

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Meet the Women who Love Murder: A CBC Gem Short Doc featuring the Mesdames of Mayhem

In October, 2019, the day before the release of our fourth anthology, In the Key of 13, (Carrick Publishing) the Mesdames were honored to be the subject of a truly wonderful CBC Gem Short Documentary video. Only 15 minutes long, … Continue reading

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2019: WOW WHAT A YEAR!

Happy New Year Readers! The Mesdames of Mayhem had an absolutely stellar year in 2019. We were the subject of a CBC documentary: Meet the women who love murder | The Mesdames of Mayhem. We launched our fourth anthology, In … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move: December 2019

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM THE MESDAMES! Although 2019 is winding down the Mesdames are still making news. This year we had two huge highlights: the very successful launch of our fourth anthology, In the Key of 13 on October 26th and … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE, NOVEMBER 2019

Hello, Dear Readers, It’s hard to believe it’s November. Aren’t the fall colours wonderful? After the whirlwind of October, we Mesdames are still catching our breaths from the excitement of a new CBC short documentary on our  Mesdames’ collective and … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS! The Mesdames of Mayhem CBC Short Doc

CBC Films The Mesdames of Mayhem  Our heartfelt thanks to Cat Mills and the CBC Short Docs Team, especially producer Felicity Justabro, for this absolutely wonderful short film about The Mesdames of Mayhem. The CBC released this film on Friday, … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move: May 2019

MAY IS IN BLOOM! MAY is one of the most important months of the year for Canadian crime writing when Crime Writers of Canada announces the winners of the Arthur Ellis Awards for excellence in crime fiction. It’s also one … Continue reading

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