The CWA held their AGM at the Southampton Park Hotel this past weekend and unanimously voted in popular Chair Peter James for a second consecutive term.
Alison Joseph was voted in as the new Vice Chair, while Simon Kernick, Len Tyler, Diane Janes, Aline Templeton, Pauline Rowson, Chris Simms and Ilaria Meliconi were voted in as new members and officers of the CWA Committee. The Committee also voted to pass a new motion that allows new writers with a binding contract to become provisional members before the publication of their first crime novel.
Peter’s re-election as CWA Chair capped off a brilliant week for the brain behind countless hit crime novels after he attended last week’s London Book Fair as Monday’s Author of the Day, a hugely illustrious honour in worldwide publishing.
Join Bookman Graham Beattie and UK crime writer extraordinaire Peter James at the Auckland Writers & Readers Festival next month. for an hour of discussion about his career penning bestsellers with his detective, Inspector Roy Grace, on the case.