Tag Archives: Canadian authors

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: 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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2018: WOW WHAT A YEAR!

Happy New Year Readers! In 2018, the Mesdames of Mayhem came into their own. We had a truly fabulous year: a major new venture, awards and critical recognition and many book and story publications. We’re looking forward to another terrific … Continue reading

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CONTEST ANNOUNCED FOR IN THE KEY OF THIRTEEN!

    Announcing our second short story contest for Canadian writers previously unpublished in the genre of crime fiction. The winning story will be included in our fourth anthology, In the Key of Thirteen, to be published in 2019. Check … Continue reading

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TERRIFIC NEWS FROM ARTHUR ELLIS!

              Thursday, April 18th will be a night to remember for the Mesdames, with FOUR Arthur Ellis nominations for 13 Claws!! We were blown away to be so honoured! And we owe everything to … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: MARCH

HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY READERS!   Greetings Readers! Spring is in the air so we are sprucing up the Mesdames website.  Our overhaul will be done in stages, so stay tuned! Under Events and Workshops, you will now find the … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: FEBRUARY

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY READERS! February is a busy month for the Mesdames with the year’s first new book launch, lots of readings and events – and of course,  the Ontario Public Library Association’s annual superconference.   FIRST NEW BOOK OF 2018! Mme … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: JANUARY

HAPPY NEW YEAR! The Mesdames are looking forward to a busy year in 2018 with new book launches, conferences, readings and events. Our most exciting news first: Mme Donna Carrick announces an wonderful new venture for Carrick Publishing: podcasting! Dead … Continue reading

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