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Wed, May 26th, 2021

Left Coast Crime 2022

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



Fri, October 29th, 2021

Halloween Mystery Author Signing

When:
October 29, 2021
6-8 PM
Where:
Magers & Quinn
Minneapolis
What:
Join Jess and authors Lori Rader-Day, Erica Ruth Neubauer, Marcie Rendon, Shannon Baker, Susanna Calkins, and Jessie Chandler for a signing extravaganza! Halloween tricks and treats will be provided. Costumes encouraged.



Sat, October 30th, 2021

LITANI Launch Party and Multi-Author Extravaganza!

When:
October 30, 2021
2:00 pm CST
Where:
Once Upon a Crime
Minneapolis
What:
Join Jess and friends for the official Litani launch party! There will be champagne, candy, door prizes, baby cheeses, and other mystery authors signing copies of their latest. Stop by for this fun, free, and informal event and meet some of your favorite writers. Masks required, costumes encouraged.



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, March 12th, 2022

Tucson Festival of Books

When:
March 12-13, 2022
Where:
Tucson
What:
Tucson Festival of Books
Panel/signing information to come!



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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