Previous Events

Annual Open Mic Night

Date: January 18, 2023

Time: 6:30-8:00PM

Location: Zoom

Join us for our annual open mic night! We’ll be holding this event virtually again this year. The following authors will read from new and published works: Theresa Verela, Kathleen Kalb, Catherine …

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Holiday Party

Date: December 14, 2022

Time: 6:30-8:00PM

Location: TBD

Our annual holiday party…in person this year! This year we will be welcoming Guests of Honor Alison Gaylin and Wendy Corsi Staub. Chapter members, check your emails for the invitation.

Secrets Behind the Prison Bars

Date: November 16, 2022

Time: 6:30-8:00PM

Location: Jefferson Market Library, 425 6th Ave., New York, NY

Join us for an evening with Belarminia Ortiz, Ret. DOI Investigator + Certified Life Coach Ms. Ortiz’s career in law enforcement spanned 25 years during which time she served as an investigator for New …

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New Directions with Cozies

Date: October 19, 2022

Time: 6:30-8:00PM

Location: Jefferson Market Library, 425 6th Ave., New York, NY

Cozy mystery sales surged in 2021 with more readers than ever hungry for wit, kindness, and the odd brownie recipe. This past year saw the creation of the Lilian Jackson …

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Brooklyn Book Festival

Date: October 2, 2022

Time: 10am-6pm

Location: Brooklyn Borough Hall

Chapter members will be selling and signing our books. Come join us at Booth #333. The following authors will be selling and signing their books: 10am-11am: Triss Stein & Mariah …

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Summer is Over—Get Back to that Manuscript!

Date: September 21, 2022

Time: 6:30-8:00PM

Location: Jefferson Market Library, 425 6th Ave., New York, NY

The renowned writing expert and psychoanalyst Bonnie Zindel will share best practices for getting back to the business of writing. Bonnie, a psychoanalyst in private practice in New York, is …

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Summer Writers’ Workshop with David Corbett

Date: July 23, 2022

Time: 9am-5pm

Location: TBA

We’ll be joined by bestselling author and acclaimed writing instructor David Corbett for our Summer Writers’ Workshop. This is a great opportunity to hone your craft in a small and supportive …

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Party!

Date: June 15, 2022

Time: 6:00-8:00PM

We are hoping to have our party in-person this year! More info TBA.

Second Annual QueryFest

Date: May 18, 2022

Time: 6:30Pm-8pm

Location: Zoom

We’re delighted to announce the chapter’s second annual QueryFest! A true member perk, three leading editors and agents will be joining us to discuss the newest trends in publishing and …

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Past, Present, and Future: Pushing the Boundaries in Historical Mysteries.

Date: April 20, 2022

Time: 6:30pm-8pm

Location: Zoom

Join Susan Elia MacNeal, Richie Narvaez and Kathleen Kalb as they discuss the current state of historical mysteries. Should you be writing series or standalones? How do you balance the …

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