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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

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Kathryn Kennison

Steering Committee
Amanda Lindsay
Ruthie Lucas
Mary McGhee
Audrey Musal
Elijah Spears
Diane Watters
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Rooms at the Columbia Club are 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).
One Festival, One Book

Don't miss "One Festival, One Book!" Read Thus Was Adonis Murdered by Sarah Caudwell before Magna cum Murder.

If you're not familiar with our "One Festival, One Book" program, there will be several discussions held formally and informally throughout the weekend. 
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