Register for Bloody Words!

$190 (US$205)

If you find later that you are unable to attend, registration refunds are available until May 1, 2014, subject to a $25 administration fee.

Guests of Honour

Canadian: Vicki Delany
International: Michael Jecks
Master of Ceremonies: Melodie Campbell


Hyatt Regency Toronto


2014 Bony Blithe shortlist

(for books that make us smile)

Janet Bolin, Thread and Buried (Berkley Prime Crime)
Vicki Delany, Gold Web (Dundurn)
Elizabeth Duncan, Never Laugh as a Hearse Goes By (Minotaur)
Howard Shrier, Miss Montreal (Vintage Canada)
Cathy Spencer, Framed for Murder (Comely Press)

For more info, visit the Bony Blithe Award page.

Bloody Words 2014 will be the final Bloody Words. Thank you, everyone, for making our bloody run such a grand adventure. Check out progress report 2 for more info about what’s happening at this year’s conference.
Dundurn Press We’d like to welcome our sponsor Dundurn Press, publisher of our Canadian guest of honour Vicki Delany’s Klondike Mystery series.


Agents and Editors

The list of agents and editors who are hearing book proposals (pitches) is now online. Go to the Agents and Editors page to submit a request for an appointment.