Category Archives: Awards/Achievements

Mesdames on the Move: Febuary 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

Posted in Awards/Achievements, books, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Awards/Achievements | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Anthologies, Awards/Achievements, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Anthologies, Awards/Achievements, books, Holidays, News | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Anthologies, Awards/Achievements, books | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Awards/Achievements, News | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Awards/Achievements, News | Leave a comment

April Breaking News: Derringer Awards Finalist

Terrific News for Mme Sylvia Warsh Congratulations to Mme Sylvia Warsh! Sylvia’s short story “A Cabin in the Woods” has been named a finalist in the “Short Stories” Category for the 2019 Derringer Awards! You can read Sylvia’s story in … Continue reading

Posted in Awards/Achievements, News | Leave a comment

Mesdames on the Move: March 2019

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Dear Readers! Our Mesdames are going West this month to Left Coast Crime in Vancouver, B. C.  A number of our Mesdames and a Monsieur are participating in other events, as well as celebrating new stories … Continue reading

Posted in Awards/Achievements, books, Dead to Writes, News | 3 Comments

MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: DECEMBER 2018

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM THE MESDAMES! The year is winding down but the Mesdames are still making news. Our very successful anthology, 13 Claws, remained a highlight in 2018, garnering four Arthur Ellis nominations!! What’s more, Mme Catherine Astolfo won this year’s Arthur Ellis Best Short Story Award … Continue reading

Posted in Anthologies, Awards/Achievements, books, Dead to Writes, News | Leave a comment