Saturday, March 22, 2014
Left Coast Crime
Best wishes to authors and fans attending Left Coast Crime in Monterey, California. This annual mystery convention is held during the first quarter of the calendar year in Western North America, as defined by the Mountain Time Zone and all time zones westward to Hawaii. It recognizes outstanding achievement for the best humorous mystery novel (the Lefty); the Bruce Alexander Memorial Historical Mystery Award (for novels set before 1960); best U.S. mystery (the Squid); and best mystery set outside the U.S. (the Calamari). First held in San Francisco in 1991, this conference will take place in Portland, Oregon next year.