Registration for the Writers' Police Academy 2015 opens at 11AM EST February 14th.

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2015 Guest of Honor

Karin Slaughter

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The Writers’ Police Academy is extremely pleased to announce author Karin Slaughter as our 2015 guest of honor.

Karin is the New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author of fourteen thrillers, including Cop Town, Unseen, Criminal, Fallen, Broken, Undone, Fractured, Beyond Reach, Triptych, Faithless, and the e-original short stories “Snatched” and “Busted.” She is a native of Georgia. Her next stand-alone novel, Pretty Girls, is due out in July 2015.

Special Guest Speaker

Allison Brennan

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Allison Brennan is the New York Times bestselling author of two dozen thrillers and numerous short stories. RT Book Reviews calls Allison “a master of suspense – tops in the genre.” She was a 2014 finalist for the Thriller Award; a one-time winner and six-time finalist of the Daphne du Maurier award; and nominated multiple times for best romantic suspense by Romance Writers of America.

Allison is currently writing the Lucy Kincaid FBI thriller series and the Max Revere investigative reporter series. Her most recent books include Compulsion, Notorious, Best Laid Plans, and Dead Heat. She makes her home near Sacramento, California. For more information, visit www.allisonbrennan.com.

Our New Home For 2015!

 Fox Valley Technical College Public Safety Training Center (PSTC) in Appleton, Wi.

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The new academy is one of the premier public safety training centers in the nation, which allows the WPA to provide even more hands-on workshops and training never before offered to writers.

This. Is. BIG!

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The 2015 Writers’ Police Academy is  the largest, best, and most exciting event we’ve ever produced. You won’t want to miss this one!

Registration opens February 14, 2015 at precisely 11 a.m. EST.

Remember, the event sold out last year in just 6 short hours, so be ready to sign up the moment registration goes live.

Event Registration – $375

Registration fee includes lunch at the police academy on Friday and Saturday, including a Wisconsin tailgate party as one of the meals, transportation to and from the academy and hotel, and the Friday night reception.

Sisters in Crime is offering a discount for members. Details are listed on the WPA “Schedule” page. If you are not a member you should join now to receive the generous discount!

 

* We again anticipate an overwhelming response once registration is open. Space, even though there’s more of it this year, is limited. Therefore, all slots are first-come/first served. You will not want to miss this one of a kind, exciting weekend.

 

Don’t forget to sign up for updates using the link at the bottom right of this page.

Thank you for your support.

*Writers’ Police Academy reserves the right to refuse any registration.

 

Golden Donut Short Story Contest

Contest opens March 18, 2015!!

Karin Slaughter Named 2015 Guest of Honor

Karin is the New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author of fourteen thrillers, including Cop Town. Her next stand-alone novel, Pretty Girls, is due out in July 2015.