Mystery Scene

Events across the country have had to be canceled or postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak, including several much-anticipated mystery happenings. Here's the latest list of event changes affecting upcoming mystery conferences and festivals. Please check event websites for additional information.

APRIL 2020

April 18-19, 2020 (NEW DATES October 3-4, 2020)
Los Angeles Times Festival of the Book
University of Southern, California, Los Angeles, California

MAY 2020

May 1-3, 2020 (CANCELED, Malice 33 April 29-May 1, 2021)
Malice Domestic
Bethesda, Maryland

May 3-5, 2020 (POSTPONED, new dates TBA)
Newcastle Noir
Newcastle, UK
Special Spotlight Guests: LJ Ross, Mari Hannah, Jane Casey, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, and Liz Nugent

May 27-29, 2020 (NEW DATES July 22-24, 2020)
Book Expo America
New York, New York

JUNE 2020

June 4-7, 2020 (CANCELED or POSTPONED, details TBA)
Bristol, UK
Special Guests: Robert Goddard, Lynda La Plante, Laura Lippman, and Zoë Sharp.

June 25-30, 2020 (CANCELED)
American Library Association Annual Conference
Chicago, Illinois

June 28-30, 2020 (POSTPONED until 2021, dates TBA)
Mystery Fest Key West
Key West, FL
2020 Whodunit Writing Contest still on, deadline April 15, 2020