We are delighted to announce the programme for this year’s Bodies From The Library conference. It will be the usual mix of discussion panels and lectures with plenty of opportunity for attendees to question the speakers.
We are also thrilled to be able to tell you that, following the “official” close of the conference, there will be a special extra item: the announcement of the CWA Dagger in the Library Award followed by the CWA Wine Reception. All conference attendees will be invited to attend the reception.
The full day’s programme is:
10.00 Welcome by Martin Edwards
10.10 Panel: The Continuing Popularity of The Golden Age
10.50 John Rhode / Miles Burton
11.20 Coffee Break
11.40 Lois Austen Leigh
12.10 Crosswords & The Golden Age
12.40 Story of Crime In 100 Books
2.10 Radio Play
2.40 Panel: Neglected Queens of Crime
3.20 Edmund Crispin
4.15 Ronald Knox
4.45 Panel: Desert Island book
The conference will be followed immediately by:
5.30 CWA Dagger In The Library Award
5.40 CWA Wine Reception – to which all conference attendees are invited.
Conference speakers will include favourites from previous years including Martin Edwards and Dolores Gordon-Smith and others plus exciting new speakers to be announced over the coming weeks.
Usual caveat: The above timings and content are for guidance only and may be subject to change due to force of circumstances.