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News Highlights

Congratulations to CWC member Michael J. McCann, author of
Sorrow Lake, which is a finalist for the Hammett Award!


It’s Membership Renewal Time!

Crime Writers of Canada membership fees for 2016 are now due for all members. Associate: $88. Professional Author Member: $130

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Remember: you must be a paid up member of CWC to get your books in the catalogue or to participate in CWC events such as the OLA event on January 28and the CWC Friday night event at Left Coast Crime.


The Arthur Ellis Awards are closed for submissions.

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Click on the Events and News button above and choose Author Events on the menu. This will take you to our Events Calendar where can find out what's happening this week, next week or next month. For our monthly overview of events and new releases, check out our Author Events newsletter. Also, check out the Latest Events (Home Page top right) to see whose doing what now.