Magna cum Murder

Crime Writing Festival


October 25-27, 2019 

The Columbia Club, Indianapolis, IN


Guest of Honor ~ Joe R. Lansdale

International Guest of Honor ~ Ruth Dudley Edwards

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Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana

Magna cum Murder
Kathryn Kennison

Steering Committee
Amanda Lindsay
Ruthie Lucas
Mary McGhee
Audrey Musal
Elijah Spears
Diane Watters
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Registration is Open
Registration for the 25th year of Magna cum Murder is now open. We are offering for the first time, a spouse meal option, to accommodate those supportive spouses who come to Magna. 
Columbia Club Rooms 2019
Rooms at the Columbia Club are now full. If you still need to make arrangements, the Hilton Garden Inn is offering a block of rooms for Magna cum Murderers until September 25 at the rate of $159 a night.  Guests may call 317-955-9700 and ask for the group rate for Magna cum Murder (Group Code MCM19).