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A Peek at Murderous March 2020

Murderous March 2020 will take place Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March 21 in Albany & East Greenbush, NY.

Agatha, Lefty and Macavity Award Winner Sujata Massey Keynotes at Murderous March 2020

Sujata Massey, winner of Agatha, Lefty and Macavity awards and finalist for the Edgar, Anthony and Mary Higgins Clark prizes, writes mystery and suspense fiction set in pre-Independence India, as well as a modern mystery series set in Japan. She will teach a craft workshop on Friday, March 20, at the Holiday In Express on Wolf Road in Albany and give the keynote address on Saturday, March 21, at the East Greenbush Community Library, and participate in our midday "Eavesdropping" Conversation with special guest, Edgar Award winner and best-selling author Alison Gaylin, whose critically acclaimed suspense novels have been published internationally in U.K., France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Japan and Romania.

MM confab Expands to Two Days and Two Venues

The Mavens of Mayhem and East Greenbush Community Library are offering an expanded Murderous March 2020 program this year. Events will begin on Friday afternoon, March 20th, at the Holiday Inn Express, 16 Wolf Road, Albany, NY. Workshops, sessions, and  dinner on Friday are by pre-registration only, with reasonable fees.

Saturday, March 21st, will take place at the East Greenbush Community Library, with a program format similar to past years: keynote presentation, two sessions of panels, lunch, an "Eavesdropping" Conversation, and a closing event. Participation is free of charge, with pre-registration strongly recommended. Lunch will require online pre-purchase this year.

Event registration will open soon.

discounted Rooms Reservations OPEN now

A block of discounted rooms, at $99/night, have been reserved for Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, at the Holiday Inn Express, 16 Wolf Road, Albany, NY. Registration at this rate is first come, first served. Call 518-459-3600 and mention  "SinC Upper Hudson" or "Upper Hudson Sisters in Crime."

Following last year's successful inclusion of participants and panelists from SinC's Murder on Ice (Western NYS) chapter, we are thrilled to include our westerly sisters (and misters) in the program again this year. Murderous March 2020 is an exciting bridge to our aim of offering a full-blown regional crime-writing conference.

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