Iceland Noir – Recap

As anyone who follows me on my various social media sites has no doubt noticed, I have spent the last few weeks in Iceland. This trip was originally planned for November 2020, but of course the global pandemic had other ideas. Fortunately, we were able to adjust all...

Noir at the Bar, Shirlington – Recap

From the Booking Desk: Last night I attended the first ever Northern Virginia Noir at the Bar. It was held at Busboys & Poets in Shirlington Village and was also co-sponsored by Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine. The venue could not have been any more perfect for an...

Did You Hear the News?

From the Booking Desk: This news hit Facebook on Friday, but I know there are some followers here who are not users of social media, so I wanted to make sure to post this information here on BOLO Books as well. Earlier in the month, the co-chairs of Left Coast Crime...

Malice Domestic 31 Recap

My Malice Domestic recap this year will be completely unlike any I have done before, mainly because my new role at the Secretary (and Dealer Liaison) on the Malice Domestic Board meant that the convention was a very different experience for me. After months of...

Malice Domestic 31 Plans

Looking to find me at Malice Domestic? Here’s some times and places where you might have the best luck. Now remember, this is my first Malice Domestic as both the Secretary on the Board of Directors and the Dealer Room Liaison, so take this schedule with all the HOPE...

An Evening of Crime Fiction at CCBC

Last night, the Dashiell Hammett Society, in collaboration with the CCBC Creative Writing Forum hosted an evening of crime fiction on the campus of the college. Hosted by Anjili Babbar, with panelists Nik Korpon, Angie Kim, and Ed Aymar, the evening was both...