Conferences for Readers and Writers


Bristol, U.K. Crimefest is a convention for people who like to read an occasional crime novel as well as for die-hard fanatics. Drawing top crime novelists, readers, editors, publishers and reviewers from around the world, it gives all delegates the opportunity to celebrate the genre in a friendly, informal and inclusive atmosphere.


NYC  – Thrillerfest is the annual conference of ITW, International Thriller Writers. The unique, popular, and rapidly expanding gathering was created in 2004 by successful, bestselling authors to bring thousands of writers, readers, publishers, producers, editors, and agents together to promote and support thriller authors everywhere.


US – Bouchercon is an annual crime fiction event that brings together more than 1,000 authors, fans, publishers, reviewers, booksellers, editors, and every other part of the community.  It’s fan-based, and fans attract more than 400 authors, from the biggest names to those who will be big tomorrow.

Left Coast Crime 

US – It’s not always easy for readers to connect—or spend quality time—with their favorite authors during the whirlwind of Left Coast Crime, so they’ve made it easier with Author/Reader Connections.