October 1, 2017

AIEP/IACW Conference 2017

by Sabina Naber
Dates and info about the next Conference.
December 14, 2016

AIEP/IACW Unna 2016

by Bob Cornwell
Picture this: we are in Schwerte in Germany’s Ruhr valley, it’s Saturday night and 300 boisterous crime fiction fans are packed into one half of a refurbished industrial building (the other half is a restaurant). It’s AIEP's International Kriminacht, a…
October 17, 2014

From papyrus to pixels (The Economist)

by José Latour
To all Members: Some of you may not know that the October 11th-17th issue of The Economist has an interesting essay titled From papyrus to pixels that I found extremely informative for authors.
September 20, 2014

About Jerry

by Chris Rippen
Being out of reach and off line for some time, I was taken and moved by the sentence in Charles’ AIEP Bucharest minutes regarding the death of our former president Jeremiah Healy.
September 17, 2014

25 Books That Inspired the World

by Jim Madison Davis
In conjunction with the November 2014 cover feature of World Literature Today - which will focus on central European literature since the fall of the Berlin Wall - the editors of WLT invited 25 writers to nominate one book that most influenced…
September 17, 2014

Minutes of AIEP/IACW 2014 Meeting Romania

by Jim Madison Davis
Minutes of the AIEP/IACW 2014 annual meeting Bucharest / Rasnov (Romania) August 19-20-21
March 2, 2014

Magazine Interested in International Writers

by Jim Madison Davis
Suspense Magazine wants to hear from international crime writers.
January 8, 2014

Minutes of AIEP/IACW 2013 meeting Oxford

by Charles den Tex
Minutes of the annual meeting of AIEP/IACW 2013 meeting Oxford August 27 – 28 – 29.
July 24, 2011

The Horror in Norway

by Jim Madison Davis
All Norway has been in our hearts and thoughts as we've watched the events of Friday's terrorist attacks unfold, destroying the peace the country embodies, expressed so eloquently in their Nobel Peace selections, as well as the Oslo Accords.
May 21, 2011

CWA Announces International Short List

by Jim Madison Davis
Six translated novels by a variety of authors have been announced as being the best of 2011, in the competition for the Dagger awarded by the Crime Writers' Association.
May 8, 2011

Lawrence Block Announces New Scudder Novel

by Jim Madison Davis
It hasn't been my habit to use this forum for publication announcements, but I've got a new book coming out May 12 and I find I want to tell y'all about it. The title is A DROP OF THE HARD…
May 8, 2011

Noir Nation Invites Submissions

by Jim Madison Davis
March 14, 2011

News From Japan

by Jim Madison Davis
January 26, 2011

Nominees for North American Hamlet announced

by Jim Madison Davis
The North American Branch of the International Association of Crime Writers is pleased to announce nominees for their annual HAMMETT PRIZE for a work of literary excellence in the field of crime writing by a US or Canadian author.
January 19, 2011

MWA Announces Edgar Winners for 2010

by Jim Madison Davis
Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2011 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2010. The Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at…
November 9, 2010

News Briefs from Around AIEP

by Jim Madison Davis
October 5, 2010

Bloody Words and AIEP 2012 Date Changed

by Jim Madison Davis
Cheryl Freedman of the Bloody Words conference in Toronto reports a date change for the 2012 conference which will also host the 2012 AIEP congress. The dates are June 1 to June 3, not the previously announced dates. The conference…
October 5, 2010

Zurich Meeting Scheduled

by Jim Madison Davis
The plans for AIEP’s annual meeting are well underway thanks to Jutta Motz and her Swiss colleagues. AIEP will be meeting concurrently with the Swiss Crime Fiction Festival, the Mordstage, June 8-11, 2011, in Zürich, Switzerland. Event organizers include AIEP…
Full minutes of the June 4 and 5 meetings of AIEP in Oklahoma will be provided at this site later, but highlights follow. President J. Madison Davis reported on the progress with the website and delegates got a glimpse of…
May 30, 2010

The Hammett Prize

by Jim Madison Davis
2010 GUIDELINES IACW/NA awards THE HAMMETT PRIZE annually for literary excellence in the field of crime-writing, as reflected in a book published in the English language in the US and/or Canada. The winner receives a "Thin Man" trophy, designed by…


  • Charles den Tex (Australië, 1952) studeerde fotografie en film in Londen, doceerde Engels in Parijs,…
  • In 1988 publiceerde Chris Rippen (Haarlem, 1940) zijn eersteling Sporen en maakte als auteur van…
  • Eva Waiblinger, MSc, PhD (Dr. sc. nat.), is a Swiss zoologist and science journalist as…
  • Prof. Jim Madison Davis is the author of several crime novels and several nonfiction books,…
  • José Latour was born in Havana, Cuba, on April 24, 1940. He started reading at…
  • Jutta Motz wurde in Halle an der Saale geboren und ging in Frankfurt am Main…
  • Kriminalromansekundärliteraturexperte mit einer Vorliebe für lange Wörter, die es nur im Deutschen gibt. Hat Österreichs…
  • Sabina Naber arbeitete nach ihrem Studium in Wien u.a. als Regisseurin, Journalistin und Drehbuchautorin. 2002…
  • Sandra Balzo turned to mystery writing after twenty years in corporate public relations, event management…



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