Barbara Nickless will teach a mystery-writing workshop at Murder in the Mountains, a mini-noir festival presented by Crested Butte’s Center for the Arts on February 22 and 23. In addition to Barbara’s workshop (which includes flights of Pinot Noir), there will be a Noir at the Bar event, a live panel with local authors and several luminaries of Scandinavian noir, a mystery dinner, and a forensics workshop for elementary and middle-school kids. More information at

Barbara will also be participating in “Love Your Local Author” at the Bemis Public Library in Littleton on February 16 from 10am-1pm. More information at