Coming Up in April: Women and the Sherlock Holmes Cannon

Sally Sugarman

Sally Sugarman, founder of The Baker Street Breakfast Club Scion Society and a member of the Baker Street Irregulars.

The Upper Hudson Chapter of Sisters in Crime (The Mavens of Mayhem) will meet on Saturday, April 19 at 10:30 am at the Bethlehem Public Library (451 Delaware Ave., Delmar). At 11 am, Sherlock Holmes Scholar Sally Sugarman will present Women and the Sherlock Holmes Canon. Sugarman is the founder of The Baker Street Breakfast Club Scion Society and a member of the Baker Street Irregulars. She has edited two volumes of Holmes studies, Sherlock Holmes: Victorian Sleuth to Modern Hero (1996) and Sherlock Holmes: The Man and His Worlds (2013), is a collection of conference papers that considers the man and the worlds he inhabited as he migrated to stage, film, television, radio, recordings, comic books, animation, video games and more.

Professor Emeritus of Childhood Studies, Bennington College, Sugarman currently teaches online for Johnson State College and the Community College of Vermont, and is the author of the books If Kids Could Vote: Children, Democracy and the Media (2006) and Shakespeare and Children’s Literature (forthcoming, 2015). Admission is free.

Daffodils and Death

The Daffodil Brunch at Gardner Earl Memorial ChapelJune Kosier will be serving more than her mystery, Daffodils and Death, at the Daffodil Brunch at Oakwood Cemetery on Sunday April 13. For reservations call 1-800-556-6273.

Edgar-Nominated Jenny Milchman

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Jenny Milchman signed books at her latest Mavens of Mayhem talk.

On March 15, Edgar-nominated author Jenny Milchman, a member of SIC-Mavens of Mayhem, talked about her experiences with the publication of Cover of Snow. Jenny’s second book, Ruin Falls, will be released next month. She’ll be doing readings across the country, so keep an eye on her website for the latest developments.066

Mavens of Mayhem Author Appearances

Two Sisters In Crime – Mavens of Mayhem authors will be making appearances across New York state in the next few weeks.

jgdOn Saturday August 29, Joel Gomez-Dossi will be reading from Deadly Cult at the longest running LBGT book fair in the country, The Rainbow Book Fair, in New York City. Noon–6pm at the Holiday Inn Midtown, 440 W. 57th Street, NYC 10019.



frankie_bailey_27112_0On April 9 at 10:30 am, Frankie Bailey will be coming to the Cohoes Public Library. Frankie is a Professor of Criminal Justice at SUNYA, a published author of both fiction (Lizzie Stuart series and the new Red Queen Dies) and nonfiction (Wicked Albany; Crimes and Trials of the Century and many others ). This is free, and open to everyone.