Monthly Meeting: October 2018

Bury the Lead, with author, detective, historian and medical examiner Archer Mayor NOTE THE EARLY START TIME: October 20, 11:00-12:00, Bethlehem Library Archer Mayor is the author of the highly acclaimed Vermont-based mystery series featuring detective Joe Gunther, which the Chicago Tribune describes as “the best police procedurals being written in America.” His 29th book, Bury the Lead, is dueContinue reading “Monthly Meeting: October 2018”

Monthly Meeting: 15 Sep 2018

Mortuary Science: The Ins and Outs, w/Lori Q. Purcell September 15, 11:30-12:30, Bethlehem Library Lori Q. Purcell was named chairperson for the Mortuary Science Department at Hudson Valley Community College in 2016. She has nearly 30 years of experience in the funeral business, began teaching as an adjunct at HVCC in 2005 and became a full-time facultyContinue reading “Monthly Meeting: 15 Sep 2018”

Monthly Meeting: 18 August 2018

AUGUST SPECIAL EVENT: PRIVATE TOUR, CHERRY HILL MUSEUM: “The 1827 Cherry Hill Murder” Saturday, August 18, 2018 TOUR BEGINS PROMPTLY AT 11:00 AM Cherry Hill Museum, 523 S Pearl St, Albany, NY 12202 (Directions below) OPTIONAL LUNCH AND MEETING TO FOLLOW, AT LOCAL RESTAURANT TBD In 1827, a murder occurred at Albany’s Cherry Hill Farm, home ofContinue reading “Monthly Meeting: 18 August 2018”

Monthly Meeting: 21 July 2018

JULY FILM FEST: “The Mystery of Agatha Christie with David Suchet” (2014, 56 min) Saturday, July 21, 2018, Meeting: 10:30 AM; Film: 11:30-12:30 Bethlehem Public Library, 451 Delaware Ave, Delmar, NY 12054 Cool off with Maven pals at our July film-fest, this year featuring a wonderful documentary starring the embodiment of Chrisite’s Hercule Poirot, DavidContinue reading “Monthly Meeting: 21 July 2018”

Monthly Meeting: 16 June 2018

Bethlehem Public Library: June 16th   10:30 Business / 11:30 Programming Discussion: “WHAT FANS LOVE & WHAT WE DON’T.”  Rhonda Rosenheck will moderate a discussion focusing on readers’ and fans’ responses to mystery and crime literature.  Questions will probe such topics as why we’re fans of the genres we love, what grabs us through aContinue reading “Monthly Meeting: 16 June 2018”

Monthly Meeting: 19 May 2018

Monthly Program News We’re adjusting monthly meeting times as follows, to allow for more engagement with each other and with each program’s content. 10:30-11:15 – Chapter meeting 11:15-11:30 – Overflow content and coffee break 11:30-12:30 – Featured Program (Always open to the public) Special programs and field trips will be announced well in advance. Snow and other emergencyContinue reading “Monthly Meeting: 19 May 2018”

Monthly Meeting: 21 April 2018

Mavens of Mayhem, Sisters In Crime Monthly Meeting Saturday, 21 April  2018 10:30 am Business Meeting, 11 am Public Program Community Room Bethlehem Public Library 451 Delaware Avenue, Delmar Featured Speaker: Robert Knightly My Perspective on Police Shootings Mr. Knightly joined the New York City Police Department in 1967. For most of the next 20 yearsContinue reading “Monthly Meeting: 21 April 2018”

TODAY: Murderous March!

Murderous March Writers & Readers Confab Saturday, March 24, 2-4 PM East Greenbush Community Library RSVP to assure a seat at this free event: Fans and creators of the mystery, detective and crime genres: Join Mavens of Mayhem at the East Greenbush Community Library for an afternoon of enlightening talk about the craft. PROGRAM 1:45-4:15 Refreshments,Continue reading “TODAY: Murderous March!”

March Meeting 3/17: Radha Vatsal!

Don’t forget Murderous March 24th March at East Greenbush Library! Radha Vatsal: ‘The Winding Path to Publication’ From idea to published novels, with tentative drafts, intense historical research, agent queries, and tense-change rewrites along the way.  What one writer learned about the writing process with all its ups and downs, and how getting published is justContinue reading “March Meeting 3/17: Radha Vatsal!”