Key West, Florida Keys – Deadline to score “killer” early-bird registration perks for this year’s Mystery Writers Key West Fest is midnight, May 1.
Open to authors, aspiring authors and all-around book lovers, those who register to attend the Fest by the early bird deadline will score a discounted registration cost of $150 - which includes all panels, presentations, social events and four meals - plus a chance to win a walk-on cameo role in New York Times bestselling author Lisa Black’s next novel.
“I can’t say whether the namesake will be heroic or villainous, but I’m pretty sure the winner will have fun with it,” commented Black, who is author of “Close to the Bone,” “The Price of Innocence,” “Blunt Impact,” “Defensive Wounds,” “Trail of Blood,” “Evidence of Murder,” “Takeover” and her newest title, “That Darkness,” which is set to hit the stands on April 26th.
Set for June 10-12 in Key West, Florida, Mystery Writers Key West Fest 2016 spotlights some two dozen high-profile and award winning mystery and crime fiction authors and true-crime experts, including Black; special guest and keynote speaker, New York Times bestselling author Robert K. Tanenbaum; Los Angeles-based thriller and mystery novelist Timothy Hallinan; New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Heather Graham; award-winning crime and science fiction writer James O. Born; Michael Haskins, author of the acclaimed Mick Murphy Key West Mystery series and many more.
Mystery Writers Key West Fest 2016 is sponsored by the Mystery Writers of America – Florida Chapter, the Key West Citizen daily newspaper and the Florida Keys Council of the Arts. Online registration, a full Fest schedule and links to accommodations are all available at mysterywriterskeywestfest.com.