California Crime Writers Conference

Saturday and Sunday, June 6 & 7, 2015
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles – Westside
6161 West Centinela Avenue, Culver City, California
Register at

Charlaine Harris, Saturday Keynote Speaker

Presented by Sisters in Crime Los Angeles and SoCal Mystery Writers of America, the California Crime Writers Conference welcomes aspiring writers and established authors to mingle with agents and editors, to get inside information on the publishing industry, to hone skills and revitalize your creativity.

If you’re looking for a weekend that will help take your mystery writing career to the next level, this is it.

Saturday Keynote Speaker Charlaine Harris is the New York Times bestselling author of the Sookie Stackhouse series and the Aurora Teagarden and Harper Connelly series. She has lived in the South her entire life. Visit her online at or

Anne Perry, Sunday Keynote Speaker

Sunday Keynote Speaker Anne Perry is a New York Times bestselling author noted for her memorable characters, historical accuracy and exploration of social and ethical issues. Her two series, one featuring Inspector Thomas Pitt and one featuring Inspector William Monk, have been published in multiple languages.

Anne Perry has also published a successful series based around WW1 and the Reavley family, and the recent standalone novel The Sheen On The Silk. Anne Perry was selected by The Times of London as one of the twentieth century’s ‘100 Masters of Crime’. She now lives in LA. Website:

Special Opportunity

Are you looking for feedback from a professional on your opening pages? Look no further. The conference boasts a pool of agents and editors who will read your first 5 pages and give you face-to-face feedback in a private, 20-minute session.

You may purchase one critique. Sign up when you register for the conference.


Newly renovated in May, 2014, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles – Westside offers stylish comfort and connectivity to the finest in L.A. attractions.

Within easy reach of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Hollywood, Beverly Hills, downtown L.A., this Culver City hotel is also a short drive from the beautiful Manhattan, Redondo and Santa Monica beaches.

Now open for registration. CLICK HERE for details.


  • Craig Faustus Buck, 2015 President, Mystery Writers of America SoCal
  • Diane Vallere, 2014-2015 President, Sisters in Crime Los Angeles
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