Bay Area Book Festival

Cherilyn Parsons is a visionary, pure and simple. The founder/director of the Bay Area Book Festival, she also knows how to execute. I offered to help a bit as a liaison to the mystery/crime fiction community, assisting noted author Cara Black. Later Cara asked me to moderate a panel. This would be a rather public and … Read more

Crimelandia: Left Coast Crime, Portland

Who says it always rains in Portland? Left Coast Crime is a mystery/thriller conference of writers and fans, held every year in a town somewhere vaguely around the Left Coast, which tells you something right there. This year it was “Crimelandia” in Portland, a beautiful city rain or shine. And we got both. Even a … Read more