Category Archives: Business Announcements

Meet MWA’s New Board of Directors

Join MWA’s National Board of Directors for our annual party at Mysterious Bookshop on Friday, January 12th – 6 to 8 pm. In attendance will be:

Donna Andrews, Heather E. Ash, Frankie Y. Bailey, Jeffery Deaver, Brendan DuBois, Daniel J. Hale, Rachel Howzell Hall, Glen Erik Hamilton, Harry Hunsicker, Julie Hyzy, Allison Leotta, Larry Light, Jeff Markowitz, Jeffrey Marks, Nora McFarland, Jean Redmann, Mark Stevens, Diane Stuckart (aka Ali Brandon), Susan Vaught, and Maureen Walsh

Their books will be available to purchase. There will be wine! Should be a great time!!

Mysterious Bookshop
58 Warren Street
New York NY
212-587-1011

Amendment to Active Status Membership Guidelines

The MWA National Board of Directors is pleased to announce that starting January 1, 2017 self-published authors can apply for Active Membership Status. You can qualify by fulfilling either of the following criteria: You have been paid for your work by a print, e-book, print-on-demand, periodical or e-zine/webzine publisher that is on the MWA listContinue Reading

Jeffery Deaver Named 2017 President of MWA

Via Jeffery Deaver: I am delighted to announce that I will be serving as president of the Mystery Writers of America in 2017. MWA was formed in 1945 to promote that genre of books that we so love—murder mysteries—and to support new and established authors working in that field. It’s grown into one of theContinue Reading

Meet MWA’s New Board of Directors

Join MWA’s National Board of Directors for our annual party at Mysterious Bookshop on Friday, January 13th – 6 to 8 pm. In attendance will be: Donna Andrews, Frankie Y. Bailey, Laura K. Curtis, Jeffery Deaver, Hannah Dennison, Laura Durham, Lyndsay Faye, Daniel Hale, Thomas Hopp, Harry Hunsicker, Laurie R. King, Allison Leotta, Larry Light, Elizabeth Little,Continue Reading

Meet MWA’s New Board of Directors

Join MWA’s National Board of Directors for our annual party at Mysterious Bookshop on Friday, January 15th – 6 to 8 pm. In attendance will be: Donna Andrews, Craig Faustus Buck, Laura K. Curtis, Ray Daniel, Hannah Dennison, Brendan DuBois, Laura Durham, Daniel Hale, Rachel Howzell Hall, Ted Hertel, Linda Joffe Hull, Harry Hunsicker, Julie Hyzy, KayContinue Reading

From the MWA Board of Directors

Mystery Writers of America is aware that Bouchercon 2014 has on its schedule an event called, “Men of Mystery.” While we support the participants and organizers of this event, MWA feels that hosting this at Bouchercon sends the wrong message to fans, reviewers, and authors that writers can, and should, be divided by gender. WeContinue Reading

Membership renewals being mailed

Watch your mailbox for the MWA membership renewal mailing! You can renew your membership over the phone, through our website, or by fax. Membership renewals are due by Sept. 30, 2013.

A word about this website…

MWA is constantly assessing the needs of our members, and what benefits we provide to them. As a part of our ongoing commitment to our members, we are transitioning to a new website. We will be focusing on improved online shopping for MWA purchases, an interactive front page with regular news announcements, and an increased educationalContinue Reading