Press and Events

 

Radio Interview, John Byk, Writers Alive, August 9, 2013

Reading at La Crescenta Library with fellow panelists Sheila Lowe, Linda O. Johnson, and Connie Archer, August 3, 2014

Reading at the Kern County Library, Southwest Branch, June 4, 2014.

Reading at the Church in Ocean Park, May 25, 2014

Los Angeles Festival of Books, April 2014

Reading at the Frazier Park Library, March 15, 2014

Southern California Writers Conference, San Diego, February 17-19

Publication of On Behalf of the Family, February 18, 2014.

Election to the Board of Sisters-in-Crime, Los Angeles Chapter, December 2013

Book Signing and Reading at the Church in Ocean Park, 235 Hill Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405.

Amazon features Payback as a Daily Kindle Selection: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00BS8F5OY/ref=pe_160580_29260460_email_1p_0_ti

SB Wire: April 5, 2013 http://www.sbwire.com/press-releases/big-city-crime-explodes-in-remote-ca-village-as-author-pays-homage-to-volunteer-emergency-responders-233061.htm

California Crime Writer’s Conference sponsored by Sisters-in-Crime, Pasadena, June 2013

April 20-21, 2013 – The LA Times Festival of Books, University of Southern California campus, Los Angeles. http://events.latimes.com/festivalofbooks/

Crime Writer’s Weekend sponsored by Filmmaker’s Junction, Santa Monica, April 2013

Los Angeles Festival of Books, April 22-23, exhibiting at Sisters-in-Crime booth

No Dice: Featured article and first chapter of No Dice, The Mountain Enterprise, December 2012 (Print edition)

Blog Tour Interview: http://www.bloggymoms.com/profiles/blogs/interview-with-mystery-author-mar-preston

Guest Blog: http://mysterywritingismurder.blogspot.com/2012/06/how-much-background-info-is-enough.html

Review: Seattle Post Intelligencer: http://www.seattlepi.com/lifestyle/blogcritics/article/Book-Review-Rip-Off-by-Mar-Preston-3640887.php

See my Virtual Tour Blog Post: http://australianbookshelf.wordpress.com/2012/06/13/indie-author-corner-meet-mar-preston/

Virtual Tour: http://beverlystowemcclure.blogspot.com/

Interview with Cyrus Webb: Conversations Live

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/conversation-pieces/2012/06/25/author-mar-preston-discusses-rip-off-on-conversations-live#.T-jXTtB4fsY.facebook

Interview with John Byk, re Rip-Off,  May 8, 2012:  See http://2012writersalive.blogspot.com/2012/05/mar-preston-and-rip-off.html

 Virtual Tour: http://beverlystowemcclure.blogspot.com/

Guest on Red River Radio’s, What’s Write for Me Join me on Wednesday, July 25th, at 2:00pm, CST.

Virtual Tour Blog: http://australianbookshelf.wordpress.com/2012/06/13/indie-author-corner-meet-mar-preston/

Bouchercon 2011, St. Louis. Coverage by Mar Preston,http://ashedit.wordpress.com/2011/09/21/bouchercon-2011-by-mar-preston/

Review by Mar Preston: HARD BITE and OTHER SHORT STORIES by Anonymous-9
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Pasadena Lit Fest, May 5, 2012

Los Angeles Festival of Books, April 13-14, exhibiting at Sisters-in-Crime booth

Left Coast Crime Conference, Sacramento, March 29-31, 2012.  Chairing panel: In the Nick of TimeLeft Coast Crime Conference, Sacramento, March 29-31, 2012.  Chairing panel: In the Nick of Time

Interview with John Byk re No Dice:  See http://2012writersalive.blogspot.com/2012/03/mar-preston-and-no-dice.html

See  http://www.santamonicadispatch.com/ for my extended Q & A interview with Santa Monica Dispatch Editor Peggy Clifford.

December 6-8 2011 Homicide Investigation course  with Sgt. Derek Pacifico, a training officer from the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Office. More blood spatter analysis, grisly crime scene photos, and forensics.

November 5 Ventura County Book Fair, Camarillo, California.

September 3-4 Homicide Investigation weekend with Derek Pacifico, a training officer from the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Office. He puts on seminars for crime writers to learn the details of police procedure. An engaging speaker and great storyteller.

September 16-18 Bouchercon.  The largest crime writers conference in the United States, this year held in St. Louis, Missouri

August 27-28 Crime Writers’ Homicide Seminar with Sergeant Derek Pacifico of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

June 10-June 11 California Crime Writer’s Conference in Pasadena.

June 7th I will be reading at the Santa Monica Public Library, Fairview Branch, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

May 22, 2011 Reading at the Church in Ocean Park in Santa Monica

From left to right: Rhys Bowen, Susan Goldstein, Mar Preston, Michelle Black, Elizabeth Gunn

Left Coast Crime Conference  in Santa Fe, NM, March 24-March 27, 2011.Left Coast Crime Conference

in Santa Fe, NM, March 24-March 27, 2011.

The topic of our panel: “Mysteries with a Social Conscience”