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Women Killing It Crime Writers’ Festival in Prince Edward County is back for 2020! We’re thrilled this year to welcome authors E.C. Bell, Anne Emery, Liz Freeland, Charlotte Gray, Catherine McKenzie, Laurie Petrou, Ann Shortell and J.G. Toews, who represent a wide spectrum of crime-writing styles, from non-fiction to thriller to YA mystery and everything in between! Our table-hopping night, afternoon tea, and free-ranging panel discussion are all on offer again, as well as two fabulous writers’ workshops with Laurie Petrou and WKI co-founder Vicki Delany. It all happens Sept. 4-6 in beautiful Picton, ON.

On-line tickets are available at:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/o/women-killing-it-in-prince-edward-county-12808504276

Please note that each event must be ordered separately – check the dates carefully, to make sure you are ordering your preferred event.

Friday September 4th at 7 p.m.
St. Andrew’s Church 31 King St. Picton

"Let’s Go to the Hop!"

Our popular “table-hopping” event returns! Each of our authors has five minutes to tell a table of readers all about their latest book. When five minutes are up, they get up and move to the next table, and so on until they’ve spoken with everybody in the room! With E.C. Bell, Anne Emery, Liz Freeland, Charlotte Gray, Catherine McKenzie, Laurie Petrou, Ann Shortell and J.G. Toews. Tickets $30.

Saturday, September 5th at 2 p.m.
St. Andrew’s Church 31 King St. Picton

"Tea and Mortality"

Join us for afternoon tea and tales of treason, treachery and desperate spirits as authors E.C. Bell, Charlotte Gray, Ann Shortell and J.G. Toews give us a taste of their latest books, a treat that features everything from non-fiction to paranormal mystery. Tickets $30.

Saturday, September 5th at 7 p.m.
St. Andrew’s Church 31 King St. Picton

"Dirty Deadly Deeds"

Join authors Anne Emery, Liz Freeland, Catherine McKenzie, and Laurie Petrou in a free-wheeling discussion about motive and method, misdeeds and misdemeanours. From guilt and revenge, to fraud, felony and infidelity – our authors explore the “dirty deeds” that lead to desperate measures. Tickets $30.

Saturday, September 5th, 10 a.m. – noonish
Picton Library, 208 Main St. Picton (beside the Regent Theatre)

"Doing the Twist"

Laurie Petrou, award-winning author and Ryerson University associate professor at the RTA School of Media leads a writers’ workshop on how to make the most of that delicious twist in your plot. For both aspiring and experienced authors. Partial proceeds go to the Picton Library Building Fund. Limited enrolment. Tickets $30.

Sunday, September 6th, 10 a.m. – noonish
Picton Public Library, 208 Main St. Picton (beside the Regent Theatre)

"Say What?"

Both aspiring and experienced authors will enjoy this workshop on how to write effective dialogue, led by best-selling author Vicki Delany. Partial proceeds go to the Picton Library Building Fund.
Limited enrolment.
Tickets $30.


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Need accommodation? Want to know more about Prince Edward County? Go to www.prince-edward-county.com We have a multitude of great places to stay, great places to eat and great things to do – oh yes, and we have a lot of wineries! Come for the festival, spend the rest of the weekend exploring!

The Women Killing It Crime Writing Festival is sponsored by Janet Kellough and Vicki Delany in cooperation with Books & Co. and the Prince Edward County Library system.