Author Archives: gabrielswharf

About gabrielswharf

gabriel’s wharf is a blog on the random thoughts and writings of author Gabriel Valjan. His stories continue to appear online and in print journals. Winter Goose Publishing publishes his Roma Series.

Bouchercon 2019: You Didn’t See THAT Coming Panel

Bouchercon 2019. You Didn’t See THAT Coming. Friday, 3 November, 10AM in Reunion C. Recorded by Patrick von Wiegandt and transcribed here by Gabriel Valjan. Any errors are my own. Panelists. Moderator: Halley E. Sutton (HS), Jay Brandon (JB), Bruce … Continue reading

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Left Coast Crime 2020 Eligible Titles

Lefty Award Eligible* titles for Left Coast Crime Conference, March 12-15, 2020 in San Diego, CA. Eligible means published in 2019. Best Humorous Novel Best Historical Mystery Novel [pre-1970] Best Mystery Novel Best Debut Novel *Check this site periodically, since … Continue reading

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Agatha Award Eligible Titles for Malice Domestic 32

Agatha Award Eligible* titles for Malice Domestic 32, May 1-3, 2020 in Bethesda, MD. Eligible means published in 2019. Best Contemporary Novel Best Historical [pre-1960] Best First Novel Best Nonfiction Best Short Story Best Children/ Young Adult *Check this site … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Dirty Old Town: A Shane Cleary Mystery

Bait The phone rang. Not that I heard it at first, but Delilah, who was lying next to me, kicked me in the ribs. Good thing she did because a call, no matter what the hour, meant business, and my … Continue reading

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Bouchercon 2019: Lisa Unger interviews Hank Phillippi Ryan, Guest of Honor

Bouchercon 2019. Lisa Unger interviews Hank Phillippi Ryan, Guest of Honor. Saturday, 2 November, 9:30AM in Landmark C. Recorded by Patrick von Wiegandt and transcribed here by me, Gabriel Valjan. Any errors are my own. Photos are from the web. … Continue reading

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Bouchercon 2019: Not a Diversity Panel

Bouchercon 2019. Not a Diversity Panel. Friday, 1 November, 11AM in Reunion G-H. Recorded by Patrick von Wiegandt and transcribed here by me, Gabriel Valjan. Any errors are my own. Photos are from the web. Some photos include Squeak, my … Continue reading

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Bouchercon 2019: More Real Than the Housewives: Unlikeable Women Panel

Bouchercon 2019. More Real Than the Housewives: Unlikeable Women Panel. Friday, 1 November, 4PM in Reunion G-H.Recorded by Patrick von Wiegandt and transcribed here by Gabriel Valjan. Any errors are my own. Photos: John Thomas Bychowski, unless otherwise stated. Panelists: … Continue reading

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