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Come enjoy readings by local authors, followed by a private
tour of unusual holdings in the Jones Library
Special Collections Department.
Saturday, April 16, 1:00 pm
43 Amity Street, Amherst, MA
If you are a mystery reader or a mystery writer or generally interested in fiction writing, join us at 1:00 on April 16 at the Jones. Four members of Sisters in Crime N.E., Dusty J Miler, Leslie Wheeler, M.E.Kemp, and Carol Goodman Kaufman, will give brief readings from current work. Informal discussion, refreshments, and a peek at the Jones’ Special Collections, including Emily Dickinson ephemera.
Light refreshments will be served. Free, but seating is limited.
Sponsored by Sisters in Crime New England and the Jones Library.
Annual Meeting of Mystery Writers
November 11-13, 2016
Dusty recently attended the New England Crime Bake annual mystery writers conference in Boston, and was excited to meet hundreds of other women mystery writers!
There’s wisdom in the “use it or lose it” advice. But there are more ways to keep your brain agile than doing crossword puzzles or learning how to text your grandchildren. Dusty J Miller, author of the Alice Ott mystery series, will lead a discussion on the benefits of mystery novel reading. The workshop will focus on the value of reading mysteries to sharpen your problem-solving skills, and the importance of aging fictional role models in enhancing your self-esteem.
Join Us at our Next Workshop:
Stay tuned for more upcoming dates!
April 2, 2015 – 2:30 p.m., Rockridge, 37 Coles Meadow Rd,Northampton, (413) 586-2902
March 3, 2015 – 2:00 pm. Lathrop Communities, Easthampton Campus. (413) 529-1110
March 10, 2015 – 1:30 pm, Northampton Senior Center, 67 Conz St., Northampton (open to public). (413) 587-1228
March 12, 2015 – 1:00 pm, Clapp Memorial Library, Belchertown. (413) 323-0417
January 22 or 29, 2015 – Clapp Library, Belchertown, MA (open to public)
January 21, 2015 – 2 – 3 pm, Linda Manor, Leeds, MA (open to public)
January 13, 2015 – 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Lathrop Home, Northampton, MA
January 14, 2015 – 2 – 3 pm, Linda Manor, Leeds, MA (open to the public)
Dec. 18, 2014 – 1:30 pm, Bangs Center in Amherst