News & Events


Mar. 5, 2017, 9:30 a.m.—2:00 p.m. Cooks & Books, Hilton Head Marriott Resort.

Mar. 15, 2017, 7:30 a.m. Presentation to ROMEO Club (Retired Old Men Eating Out) on The Policing Crisis: Contemporary Issues in Law Enforcement, at the Okatie Creek Clubhouse, Bluffton, SC.

Mar. 27, 2017, 10:00 a.m. Presentation: Investigation of Officer-Involved Shootings, University of South Carolina-Beaufort, Bluffton Campus.

July 13-16, 2017: ThrillerFest (International Thriller Writers), Grand Hyatt New York City.

Oct 12-16, 2017: Bouchercon The World Mystery Convention. Toronto.


Sept 15-18, 2016: Bouchercon The World Mystery Convention. New Orleans

Aug. 3, 2016, 7:00 p.m. Reading and Book Signing sponsored by Western Connecticut State University’s MFA in Creative Writing Program at the Tarrywile Mansion, 70 Southern Blvd, Danbury. The public is invited.

Aug 1, 2016, 5:00 p.m. Author Talk at the Bakerville Library in New Hartford (6 Maple Hollow Road—just off Rte 202).

Oct. 20, 2015, 1:30 PM: Meet the Author at the Lake House Ballroom, Sun City Hilton Head, Bluffton, SC. Speaking and signing books.

May 2, 2016, 7 PM: Presenting 10 Reasons Agents Reject Your Manuscript for the Island Writers Network at the Heritage Library, 2nd Floor, 852 Wm Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island, SC.

Nov. 6-8, 2015, New England Crime Bake: Annual Mystery Conference for Writers and Readers in Boston (Dedham), MA. On Saturday 3 PM: Panelist: A Great Deliverance—How Five of Our Own Persevered to Publication, and at 4:20 PM, I’ll be hosting a roundtable Question & Answer session on Police Procedures. Sunday 9 AM I’ll be presenting Police Tactics—Nailing the Details in the main ballroom.

Oct. 8-11, 2015, Bouchercon Mystery Conference, Raleigh, NC. On Friday, 3 PM, I’ll be hosting “Ask a Cop” roundtable discussion in the Publisher’s Room at the Crooked Lane Books booth. On Saturday, 7-9 AM, I’ll be discussing RED LINE  at Meet the New Author’s Breakfast. On Sunday, 10 AM, I’ll be sitting on The Diversity of Crime, Mystery & Thrillers Panel and signing copies of RED LINE afterward.

Nov 8-10, 2013, New England Crime Bake Annual Mystery Conference, Sponsored by the New England Chapters of Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime. On Nov 9, Thiem will be an “Ask the Expert” panelist, and on Nov 10, he will present “Copland: Writing Authentic Police Procedures.”