UPDATE: Readers and writers--Register by midnight Monday for Green Bay banquet with Tami Hoag

Friday August 5, 2016
Bestselling author Tami Hoag will speak Aug. 13 in Green Bay, and the public is invited to attend. NEW: Register by 11:59 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8 at to save your place! 

Hoag is a headliner at the Writer’s Police Academy Conference, to be hosted by Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. The four-day conference will expose writers from around the United States to public safety training in fire, police and EMS. Details about the full conference can be found at

Bestselling Author Tami Hoag will speak at August 2016 Writers Police AcademyTami Hoag, the #1 international bestselling author of more than 30 novels, will speak at the Writers’ Police Academy’s finale banquet on Saturday, August 13, at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center. Her latest thrillers include Bitter Season, Cold Cold Heart, and The 9th Girl. Renowned for combining thrilling plots with character-driven suspense, Hoag first hit the New York Times Bestseller list with Night Sins, and each of her books since has been a bestseller.

The banquet is open to the public. The cost is $55 and includes a choice of pork, chicken and vegetarian entrées. To purchase a ticket, visit The deadline for purchasing tickets is 11:59 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. to allow guests to mingle and preview a raft of spectacular donations from authors and celebrities that will be awarded as door prizes and/or offered for purchase to help fund WPA’s contributions to NWTC. This special evening will include plenty of laughs, good food, awards, the donation auction, book signings, and other fun surprises.

Following her presentation, Ms. Hoag will join other top-selling authors who are part of the WPA for book signings. This will give banquet guests the opportunity to meet Ms. Hoag, Leslie Budewitz, Robin Burcell, Marco Conelli, David Corbett, John Gilstrap, Lee Goldberg, Tod Goldberg, Lee Lofland, Melinda Leigh, Rick McMahan, Katherine Ramsland, and Mike Roche.

Writers Police AcademyFor more information about these authors and experts, please visit the WPA website: The Radisson Hotel is at 2040 Airport Drive, Green Bay, WI 54313

The Writers’ Police Academy, now in its 10th year, allows writers of crime fiction to experience first-hand what law enforcement professionals encounter in their daily lives and to learn how today’s officers are being trained for new challenges. The four-day event is packed with hands-on offerings ranging from emergency driving and crime scene processing to shoot, don’t shoot scenarios. Presenters have a wide range of experience with Federal, State and Local law enforcement organizations, including the Secret Service, ATF (Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives), Oneida Tribal Police, the U.S. Marshall Service, and the New York Police Department’s Organized Crime unit.  This year’s Academy is hosted by The Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) International Public Safety Training Academy and its versatile instructors will be teaching about 30 of the 47 courses offered as part of this year’s WPA.

Sisters in Crime (SinC) is a major sponsor of the Writers’ Police Academy. SinC is dedicated to promoting the ongoing advancement, recognition and professional development of women crime writers. It has 3,600 members in 50 chapters worldwide, offering networking advice and support to mystery authors.

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