Registration Instructions

Registration Instructions
Please choose your registration preference, either Basic or Comprehensive. A Comprehensive Registration includes a meal choice option for the Agatha Awards Banquet. Be sure to select your meal choice: chicken, beef, or vegetarian.

If you are registering for more than one person, please provide the names and contact information of the additional people you are registering for the comments section (contact email and their city & state to print on their badge).

Authors will be sent a Mystery Author Information Form by the Programming Chair prior to panel programming.

All cancellations are subject to a non-refundable $50 fee. Registrants who cancel become Friends of Malice 32.

If you have questions about your registration, please email Shawn at ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Malice's Author Policy:

In order to provide the best possible experience to the fans for whom the convention was created, the Malice Domestic Board of Directors has adopted an eligibility policy for author programming participation.

*Malice Domestic does not guarantee program/panel assignments to any participant.*

Malice Domestic will only offer author assignments to published authors, and those who have been nominated for established mystery awards.

Published authors are those who:

1. Did not pay any costs associated with the publication of their books.

2. Are published by a company that:

a. Publishes at least three authors other than the publisher, members of the publisher’s family, or staff of the publishing company. (Authors publishing under multiple pseudonyms count as a single author.)

b. Does not guarantee publication of all submissions

c. Provides editorial support to its authors

Established mystery awards include the Agatha, Anthony, Arthur Ellis, Barry, BONA, Dagger, Dilys, Edgar, Hammett, Lefty, Macavity, Nero, and Shamus.

If you have questions regarding eligibility, please contact us.