CrimeReads Prepares for Launch
On March 7th, Literary Hub will launch CrimeReads, a new website showcasing the writing from the worlds of crime, mystery, and thrillers. CrimeReads will publish a daily slate of features, profiles, and excerpts from established and emerging writers, as well as a weekly newsletter. The site will partner with major publishers and independent presses, booksellers, librarians, thriller festivals, author organizations, journals, blogs, crime-solving communities, and others. CrimeReads will be advised by a board of authors, among them Megan Abbott, Lee Child, Lyndsay Faye, Meg Gardiner, Alison Gaylin, Rachel Howzell Hall, Carl Hiaasen, Joe Ide, Craig Johnson, Ausma Zehanat Khan, Laura Lippman, Attica Locke, Val McDermid, Kyle Mills, Walter Mosley, Lori Rader-Day, Ruth Ware, and Daniel Woodrell.
CrimeReads partners include: Akashic, Algonquin, Arcade, Atria, Baker Street Irregulars, Ballantine, Bantam, Berkley, The Big Thrill, Bitter Lemon Press, Bloomsbury, Blue Rider Press, BookPeople, Book Culture, Book Passage, Catapult, Center for Fiction, Citadel, Crime by the Book, Crown, Criminal Element, Dafina, Dell, Doubleday, Down & Out Magazine, Dutton, Ecco, Europa Editions, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Flatiron, Forge, Gallery Book Group, Gallic Books, Grand Central Publishing, Grove Atlantic, Harper, Henry Holt & Co., Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, International Thriller Writers, Kensington, Knopf, Literati, Little Brown and Co., Maclehouse, Malice Domestic, Minotaur, Mulholland Books, Mysterious Bookshop, Mysterious Galaxy, Mysterious Press, Mystery Mike’s, Mystery Writers of America, Nation Books, NYRB Press, Open Road Media, Other Press, Pegasus, Penguin, Picador, Poisoned Pen Press, Polis Books, Prometheus Books, Prospect Park Books, Pushkin Vertigo, Putnam, Quercus, Random House, Raven Books, Restless Books, Scout Press, Scribe, Scribner, Seven Stories, Simon & Schuster, Skyhorse Publishing, Soho Press, St. Martin’s, Three Rooms Press, Touchstone,Trafalgar Square Publishing, Viking, Vintage Books, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, and William Morrow.