The September Mystery Conference

A month ago, we published the information about the Poisoned Pen’s September Mystery Conference. It might have been too early for you to make plans. But, it’s June. It’s time to look ahead, and decide if you want to join us. Don’t wait too long! Seats are limited.

The September conference is a two-day conference. Check out the details. Can’t make it? You can always order books by the authors through the Web Store.

Rankin conference

Guest of Honor: Ian Rankin
Celebrating 30th Years of Publishing in the U.S.
Hosts: Hank Phillippi Ryan, James Sallis & Dana Stabenow!

Date: Sunday Sept. 2nd & Monday Sept. 3rd
To register, call 480-947-2974 or 888-560-9919

Registration Fee: $125 (includes both days)
**Seats are limited! Prepayment required**

There will be a bit of swag for you. And we are importing Ian’s photographic memoir, Rebus’s Scotland, A Personal Journey (price TBA) for sale.

The Panelists
(other than Ian and the Hosts)
James R Benn
Mark De Castrique
Warren Easley
Mary Anna Evans
Mette Ivie Harrison
Annie Hogsett
Stephen Mack Jones
Thomas Kies
Sujata Massey
Francine Mathews
John Straley
David Wagner
Tina Whittle
Reavis Z. Wortham
The Conference Location
Reserving Rooms
For Preferred room rates please go to 
Use code: 2726435
Rooms: $109 + Tax & Room Fees
The Program
(so far)
Sunday, September 2
9:00 AM Check In 
9:30 -11:15 Panels
11:30-12:15 Dana Stabenow interviews James R. Benn and Francine Mathews
12:15-1:30 Lunch on your own
1:30″“4:30 Panels
4:30 PM An Agatha Christie “Hats and Tea” sponsored by William Morrow with Quizmaster and Host Hank Phillippi Ryan
Quizzes, Prizes, and a Poirot approved treat! We will have Signed copies of the new Sophie Hannah Poirot for sale.

Fancy a Fascinator? Wear a period hat, male or
female, if you wish 




Monday, September 3 
9:30-10:15 Panel
10:30-11:15 Dana Stabenow and John Straley Talk Alaska Mystery
11:30-12:15 Panel


12:30-2:00 PM (Lunch included) James Sallis interviews Ian Rankin

2:15-3:45 Ian Rankin Talks His Career, Scottish

3:45… Catch any of the authors for chat and signing