Donate now to our Silent Auction

Gather your goodies for good use!

This popular event is a unique opportunity to interact with fans and bring attention to your work, all while contributing to a worthy cause. This year your donation will benefit: PEN American Emerging Writer’s Fellowship, selected by Rachel Howzell Hall;, selected by Deborah Crombie; and The Woman’s Club of Hollywood, generous host to the mystery community.

Email if you have any questions.

Donation Suggestions:

Themed Basket

Along with your book(s), include items related to the story or genre.

For example:

  • If a murder occurs in a garden, consider plant seeds, gardening gloves, tea
  • If your Cozy is Death by Chocolate, consider a variety chocolate flavored items
  • If your thriller has medical setting, consider a first aid kit, ingredients for a hot toddy!

Fun and Useful

  • The opportunity to be cast as a character in your next book or story
  • Critique of a short story or first three chapters of a novel (or however much you choose)
  • Book club appearance
  • Beta reader offer

Objects d’ art

Pottery, jewelry, scarves, etc.

Please fill out the below form. We need to know what you’re bringing so that we can print up a nice description. Then drop off your items at the designated hotel space on Saturday, June 10, by 8:00 a.m. Bids will be accepted through noon on Sunday. You can email if you have any questions.