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Events

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Wed, May 26th, 2021

Left Coast Crime 2022

When:
April 7-10, 2022
Where:
Albuquerque
What:
Left Coast Crime



Wed, May 26th, 2021

Writing Your Best Book

When:
September 11, 2021
12-2 PST
Where:
Zoom (A Virtual Event)
What:
A Panel Sponsored by Sisters in Crime Northern California



Wed, July 14th, 2021

Novel Bitches Book Club Livestream

When:
September 12, 2021
6-8 pm PST
Where:
Novel Bitches Book Club Livestream
What:
The Novel Bitches have chosen Salem's Cipher for their September read! Join this fabulous book club here or here (check out their surprise boxes!), and plan on joining me at the online discussion of one of my favorite books.



Sun, August 8th, 2021

Summit Avenue Mansion All-inclusive Yoga and Writing Retreat

When:
August 8-14, 2021
Where:
A beautifully-restored mansion on historic Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN
What:
This luxury, women-only writing, meditation, and yoga retreat is the perfect getaway to relax, refresh, and write! Open to all types of writing, all levels of writer. Capped at 12 women to ensure everyone's comfort and safety. Click here for more information.



Wed, August 25th, 2021

Bouchercon 2021

When:
August 25-29, 2021
Where:
New Orleans
What:
The World Mystery Convention



Fri, October 29th, 2021

Mystery Author Reading and Signing

When:
October 29, 2021
7 PM
Where:
Magers & Quinn
Minneapolis
What:
Join Jess and six other mystery authors (TBA) for a reading and signing extravaganza! Halloween tricks and treats will be provided.



Sat, October 30th, 2021

Litani Launch Party

When:
October 30, 2021
2:00 pm CST
Where:
Once Upon a Crime
Minneapolis
What:
Join me for the Litani Launch Party! There will be refreshments, door prizes, and other mystery authors signing copies of their latest. Stop by for this fun, informal event and meet some of your favorite writers.



Sun, February 20th, 2022

Write (and Publish) That Book in Costa Rica--a Nourishing Writing Retreat for Women

When:
February 20-26, 2022
Where:
The first half in a rustic resort and spa in the jungles of Costa Rica, the second half in a luxury beachfront hotel.
What:
This women's writing retreat is the perfect getaway to relax, refresh, and write! Open to all types of writing, all levels of writer. Capped at 20 women to ensure everyone's comfort and safety. Learn more here.



Sat, May 14th, 2022

A Women's Writing Retreat in Italy

When:
May 14-20, 2022
Where:
Italy
What:
This women's writing retreat is the perfect getaway to relax, refresh, and write! Open to all types of writing, all levels of writer. Capped at 20 women to ensure everyone's comfort and safety. Registration opens soon.



Thu, September 8th, 2022

Bouchercon 2022

When:
September 8-11, 2022
Where:
Minneapolis
What:
The World Mystery Convention

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