Abi Maxwell

Abi Maxwell is the author of Lake People and a new novel, The Den, the story of two women ostracized from the same community for giving in to their sexual desires, 150 years apart . Her fiction has also appeared in McSweeney’s. She studied writing at the University of Montana and she grew up in New Hampshire’s Lake Country, where now lives with her husband and son.

Sisters in Crime

Sisters in Crime

Although Max Folsom was an avid reader all her life, as well as a longtime editor, reviewer, and speech writer, she never envisioned herself as a mystery writer. The author of the Baker Somerset series of mysteries is a member of Sisters in Crime, Crime Writers of Canada, and the League of Vermont Writers. One Bad Day After Another, the first Baker Somerset crime novel, was one of the five finalists for the Daphne Du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense. Find her at: https://www.bakersomerset.com/




Sadie Hartwell, also writing as Susannah Hardy, is the author of the national bestselling Tangled Web and
Greek to Me Mysteries. She is also a freelance editor of fiction and nonfiction and is a frequent speaker at conferences, libraries, and bookstores.  Sadie lives in Connecticut with her family and a tuxedo cat who runs the household. Find her at:





Sharon Healy-Yang is passionate about mysteries from the golden age, whether in a book or on the screen. Her fascination with mysteries and the 1940s drives her pleasure in crafting novels that recapture the wit, adventure, and suspense of the era. Healy-Yang lives in Massachusetts with her husband, two cats, and an enormous collection of vintage films. Bait and Switch and Letter from a Dead Man are the first two novels in a series of Jessica Minton Mysteries.  Healy-Yang is now polishing a third, Always Play the Dark Horse, which brings in another of her passions: thoroughbred racing. Find her at: https://sharonhealyyang.com/


Lisa Lieberman is the author of the Cara Walden historical noir mystery series based on old movies and featuring blacklisted Hollywood people on the lam in dangerous international locales. Her books hit the sweet spot between Casablanca and John le Carré. Her work has appeared in Noir City, Gettysburg Review, Raritan, Michigan Quarterly, Mystery Scene and elsewhere. She is Vice President of the New England chapter of Sisters in Crime and a member of Mystery Writers of America. Find her at: https://deathlessprose.com/

Kim Chinquee

Kim Chinquee is the author of six fiction collections, mostly recently, Wetsuit, published by Ravenna Press. Her work has been published in over a hundred journals and anthologies, including The Nation, NOON, Conjunctions, Denver Quarterly, Ploughshares, StoryQuarterly, New Micro: Exceptionally Short Fiction and others. She is the recipient of two Pushcart Prizes, Senior Editor of New World Writing, Chief Editor of Elm Leaves Journal, and she co-directs the writing major at SUNY-Buffalo State.

Brinda Charry

Brinda Charry has published two novels (The Hottest Day of the Year and Naked in the Wind) and a collection of short fiction (First Love and other Stories).  She has won the Katha Award for Short Fiction, the Picador Short Story Competition, and prizes in the BBC and Commonwealth short story competitions and the Ewing award for the Literary Arts..  Recent work has appeared in Litro magazine and anthologies of short fiction.



Charles Fergus

Charles Fergus is the author of seventeen books. The book review editor for Shooting Sportsman magazine, he has written for publications as various as Pennsylvania Game News, Audubon, Country Journal, Gray’s Sporting Journal, Yale Review , and the New York Times . A Stranger Here Below, his first mystery, is influenced by the personal tragedy of his own mother’s murder. Fergus lives in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom with his wife, the writer Nancy Marie Brown, and four Icelandic horses.