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June 11, 2011

California Crime Writers Conference, 2011

Filed under: Uncategorized — ashedit @ 10:13 pm

Please return for more photo coverage of the conference. Lots more pics and reporting coming soon! Feel free to use these photos. Please credit

BELOW: Saturday’s Keynote Speaker:T JEFFERSON PARKER

BELOW: An enthralled crowd at the keynote address luncheon.

BELOW:  Sybil Johnson & Jeff. Sybil is the President of Sisters in Crime/LA. Check out her latest story “Meet Market” over Spinetingler Magazine.

A complete transcript of Jeff’s remarks is going up ASAP over at

 RIGHT: Jeff entertains Naomi Hirahara, Co-Chair and Terri Nolan

BELOW: Jo Ellen Krumm, PR Director and Jeff

BELOW: Jo Ellen Krumm, PR Director and Susan Kosar Beery, Former Co-Chair

BELOW: Sybil Johnson, Gary Phillips and Jeff. Gary led a “keynote dialogue” with Jeff later.

BELOW: Jeff’, Tyler Dilts – Mystery Writers of America Board Member and Naomi Hirahara

BELOW: Members and attendees at the luncheon. If you are pictured in the foreground and would like your name mentioned, please email me at

Elaine Ash and T. Jefferson Parker

BELOW: Jeff’s table. L to R: Sybil Johnson – Conference Co-Chair and President, Jeff, Naomi Hirahara – Co-Chair, Terri Nolan – Treasurer, and Kimberley Cameron of Kimberley Cameron Associates. Not pictured: Jo Ellen Krumm, Susan Kosar Beery and Elaine Ash.



  1. Cool pics. Sounds like a good time.

    Comment by Charles Gramlich — June 12, 2011 @ 7:03 am

  2. What wonderful pictures! You were a busy girl, but we all appreciate what you did. THese will be great memories of a great conference. Thanks!

    Comment by Katharine Russell — June 13, 2011 @ 11:49 am

  3. Hi Charles and thank you Katherine, nice to hear from you!

    Comment by ashedit — June 13, 2011 @ 1:29 pm

  4. Elaine – wonderful coverage of the conference, thank you again for joining us, it was a pleasure!!!

    Diana James
    CCWC Advertising Director
    Sisters In Crime LA Board Member
    Literary Manger/Publicist

    Comment by Diana James — June 13, 2011 @ 8:46 pm

  5. I’m so glad you like the way it came out. You’re most welcome, and the whole conference was a blast. A valuable, informative blast.

    Comment by ashedit — June 13, 2011 @ 8:55 pm

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