Find out where our members in person this coming month (and subsequent months), or where you can find them – or their content – in media outlets such as podcasts or Zoom conferences! Or, maybe you have time on your hands for a good read and there’s something new you should know about!

We’ve consolidated all the “hot off the press”  news to know here – this list is updated throughout the month with last minute additions and changes, so keep checking back!



Shea E. Butler’s short story, “Do Not Go Gently,” became available 5/17/20  in Black Veins Anthology (published by The Great Void) on Amazon for Kindle.  Paperback publishing date summer 2020. Link:


Tori Eldridge, debut author of THE NINJA DAUGHTER and upcoming THE NINJA’S BLADE (out 9/1/20), appears in three video events for Virtual Thrillerfest XV July 6-14.

  • ITW Author Videos – “Action Thrillers: Driving the Pace and Keeping It Real” with Award-Winning Authors Karen Dionne, K.J. Howe, Zoë Sharp, and Tori Eldridge (July 8-10, free to view)
  • Debut Author Presentation (July 11, 12pm EDT, free to view)
  • Mega Craftfest Conversation with #1 International Bestselling Author Karen Dionne (July 6-10, registration required)


Tori Eldridge—author and former actress of Broadway, television, and film—performs her action-thriller short story “Tough as Stone” for The Poisoned Pen, the first chapter of THE NINJA DAUGHTER for Vroman’s Bookstore, and two excerpts from her debut novel for Book Soup!


Gay Toltl Kinman‘s Close Encounters” is the second in the four-part Death in San Antonio Mystery Short Stories series, just released from Mysterious Women.  Brooke needs a new partner for her P.I. agency, but in the meantime she works with two other P.I. agencies on missing dog cases. They bait a trap for the dognapper—and Brooke has a close encounter with death.


Dennis Palumbo did an interview with Writers Guild newsletter about how writers are dealing with the quarantine.