The Crime Readers' Association

No Better Place to Be in May than CrimeFest

CrimeFest. One of the UK's most loved crime-writing festivals. CrimeFest is a convention for people who like to read an occasional crime novel as well as for die-hard fanatics. Drawing top crime novelists, readers, editors, publishers and reviewers from around […]

CWA Dagger Awards Dinner


Thursday 25 October Grange City Hotel, 8-14 Cooper's Row, London EC3N 2BQ 7pm - late   The publishing world gathers to celebrate the very best in crime writing. Whether your interest is professional or simply through a love of crime […]

Dagger Awards Live – online and free

This year, due to coronavirus restrictions, we can’t hold a posh dinner in London where we enjoy a convivial atmosphere, networking with the publishing industry and watching as each Dagger is announced. However, we can still entertain, and – we […]

Daggers Live! – tickets still available

The CWA announces the winners of the 2021 Daggers at 7.30pm on 1 July in an online event where we go to winners live in their living rooms: Our guest speaker will be Abir Mukherjee and our M/C for […]