On May 24, 2012, Bill will join Oregon authors Evan “Dave” LewisKristine Rusch, and Dean Wesley Smith at the Friends of Mystery Bloody Thursday event for a panel discussion on the current current renaissance in mystery short stories. The conversation should be wide-ranging and energetic.

Bloody Thursday Meetings begin with a reception at 7:00pm, with the presentation at 7:30pm. They are free and open to the public. Learn more at the Friends of Mystery web site.

Friends of Mystery is a non-profit literary/educational organization headquartered in Portland, Oregon. Its purpose is to promote educational study in all realms related to mystery. Members are interested in fiction, true crime, how mysteries are solved, and many other aspects of knowledge that can be included in the term “mystery”.