Another slice of desk

Past Events:

  • 2017 Writers’ League of Texas Agents and Editors Conference, Austin, Texas:
SHROUDED is a finalist in the WLT manuscript contest
Shrouded is a finalist in the 2017 Writers’ League of Texas Manuscript Contest.
  • Teresa’s beautiful brunch: 

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  • Nancy Jo Spaulding’s two book groups. September 20, 2017:


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This was an educational event for the public to learn the various aspects of writing, branding, marketing, and generating sales from an interesting panel discussion of industry experts.

  • Morrison, Colorado book group. October, 2017:


  • Sisters in Crime Heart of Texas Chapter:

At today’s meeting, SINC Heart of Texas Chapter celebrated Sisters in Crime’s 30th birthday with a champagne toast, birthday cake, and readings from original works by seven of its members: David Ciambrone, Kathy Gresham, Helen Currie Foster, Sue Cleveland, Noreen Cedeno, Fran Paino, and Kathy Waller.

Sue reading at Sisters in Crime Sue reading from Shrouded.

  • Texas Book Festival, Austin, Texas. November 4th and 5th, 2017:

2017 TBF Signing Schedule (1)

Dixie and Sue at the WLT booth at TBF Nov. 5 Dixie and Sue (aka Meredith Lee) signing books at the Writers’ League of Texas booth at the Texas Book Festival.

Sisters in Crime Sue  and Dixie, and K.P. Gresham selling books at the Sisters in Crime booth at the Texas Book Festival.

Our book signing was standing room only. ATX, thank you for supporting Meredith Lee and your local independent bookstore.

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  • South Austin book group. November 12, 2017:

Version 3This book group has been meeting since 1983.

  • Book Signing in Stephenville, Texas. November 19, 2017:

Thank you to Michele Dunkerley, Jean and Jess Elliott, Deanna and Bob Glasgow, Jane Hickie, and Nicki and Don Jones for hosting a book signing for Meredith Lee.

  • Tuesdays Are To Die For. December 19th, 2017:

This book group meets at Barnes and Noble in South Austin, Texas.

  • University of Texas OLLI LAMP Program, Austin, Texas: January 25th, 2018:

Dixie and Sue (aka Meredith Lee) were invited to speak as part of the Creative World subject at the University of Texas OLLI LAMP Program.

  • Hillcrest Book Club. February 8, 2018:

IMG_2690.jpgDixie Lee Evatt and Sue Meredith Cleveland (aka Meredith Lee) enjoyed a night on the town with Hillcrest Book Club. There should be a prize for avid readers.



The Heart of Texas Chapter of Sisters in Crime invited Dixie Lee Evatt and Sue Meredith Cleveland (aka Meredith Lee)  to tell them “the steps they took and the adventures they had in launching their first book last fall.”

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  • St. Mark’s Pager Turners. March 2, 2018:

Dixie Lee Evatt and Sue Meredith Cleveland, aka Meredith Lee, enjoyed this mornings lively discussion about SHROUDED: A Crispin Leads Mystery. St. Mark’s Page Turners, thank you for reading our book. Readers make the world a better place.


  • Austin Woman’s Club. April 5, 2018:

We were treated like royalty at The Austin Woman’s Club.  What a glorious day.

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  • Lions Club Park Senior Center, Kileen, Texas. May 5th, 2018:

Book signing and reading and good food with wonderful people.

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  • Book group, Austin, TX. May 18, 2018:

Thank you to Jim Davis and Penny Appleby for inviting us to your book group.


Book signing and reading.

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Dixie and Sue’s new book, Digging Up the Dead: A Crispin Leads Mystery, is a finalist in the 2018 Writers’ League of Texas Manuscript Contest.

       2018 Winners of the WLT Manuscript Contest

  • Third Thursday, Writers League of Texas at BookPeople, Austin, Texas. July 19, 2018:

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  • Malvern Books, Austin, Texas. September 13, 2018 at 7 pm:
  • We were thrilled to be invited to join N.M. Codeno and Laura Oles for Novel Night. Thank you, Malvern Books.

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  • October 6th, 2018. The Boerne Book Festival, Boerne, Texas:

Dixie represented the Meredith Lee team at the Sisters in Crime booth.


  • October 20, 2018. Book launch for Digging Up the Dead at BookPeople, Austin, TX 78703:

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  • November 11, 2019. Sue’s book group discusses Digging Up the Dead.


  • November 14, 2018. OLLI Forum South Austin Book Group:

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  • November 26, 2018. Seen on Instagram:

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  • January 13th, 2019. Barbara Thomas hosted a wonderful event for Meredith Lee.

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