Topper Jones

Topper Jones

Upcoming Appearances/Events

Date Venue Address
Date: March 13, 2024
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue: Book Bungalow Mystery Book Club Address: 94 West Tabernacle Street
St. George, Utah 84770 U.S.A.
Notes: I’ll be the guest author at the March 2024 meeting of The Book Bungalow Murder Mystery Club. Looking forward to answering questions about my debut novel “All that Glisters.” If you’re an amateur sleuth fan or mystery lover, please join us.

Recent Appearances/Events

Date Venue Address
Date: February 3, 2024
10:00am - 3:00am
Venue: 2024 Winter Writing Conference Address: Kayenta Art Village, 875 Coyote Gulch Ct
Ivins, UT 84738 USA
Notes: Come join us for the Second Annual Winter Writing Conference sponsored by the Write On—St. George chapter of the League of Utah Writers. I'll be working behind the scenes as a member of the conference steering committee and available for book signing at my author table and to discuss my recently published mystery novel “All That Glisters” from The Wild Rose Press. Please stop by and let’s talk shop. For complete conference details and to pre-register, click the link above or point your browser to: https://www.heritagewritersguild.com/winterconference
Date: November 15, 2023
10:00am -
Venue: Mighty Books Podcast: Author Interview #66 - Topper Jones Address:
Notes: Podcast Guest: In this episode, Mighty Books Podcast host, Ryan Oliver, interviews Author, Topper Jones to discuss his thrilling debut mystery novel “All That Glisters,” his lifelong journey to publishing his book, and a little bit of surfing, or what he likes to call, “water therapy.”
Date: November 14, 2023
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Venue: "Debut Authors Night" - Write On! St. George chapter of the League of Utah Writers Address: St George Main Library, 88 W 100 S
St George, UT 84770, USA
Notes: Debut authors Amanda Empey (White Crown Academy: The North Sky Hunt) and Topper Jones (All that Glisters) will read from their recently released novels and answer questions about their respective publishing journeys.
Date: October 13, 2023
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue: The Book Bungalow Address: 94 West Tabernacle Street
St. George, Utah 84770 U.S.A.
Notes: Come join me at Southern Utah’s finest independent bookstore for a Book Launch Party to celebrate the release of my debut mystery "All that Glisters." There’ll be a short reading, Q&A, book giveaway, and a book signing. All you amateur sleuth fans and mystery lovers, plan to be there! Clues on the book giveaway announced at The Launch Party.
Date: September 7, 2023
10:30am - 11:30am
Venue: 2023 St. George Literary Arts Festival Address: Dixie Academy, 86 S Main Street
St. George, UT 84770, USA
Notes: Presentation: "How to Write Your Next Bestseller Using Foundation Beats" In addition to the supernatural (witches and ghosts), what do Frank Baum’s “Wizard of Oz” and Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" have in common? Foundation beats—the five tentpole plot points for stringing a story together, any story, from non-fiction narrative to popular fiction. In this free workshop, you’ll learn how to carve out the all-important plot line in your next page-turning tale.
Date: February 4, 2023
10:00am - 3:00am
Venue: 2023 Winter Writing Conference Address: Utah Tech University, 255 South University Avenue
St. George, UT 84770
Notes: Come join us for the (absolutely free) First Annual Winter Writing Conference sponsored by the Heritage Writers Guild chapter of the League of Utah Writers. WinterCon kicks off with a keynote by Johnny Worthen, award-winning author and past president of the League. I'll be working behind the scenes as a member of the conference steering committee but would love to meet you and talk shop (mystery writing). I’m especially excited to discuss the path to publication of my forthcoming debut novel “All That Glisters” with The Wild Rose Press. To pre-register for the conference, point your browser to: https://www.heritagewritersguild.com/winterconference
Date: October 11, 2022
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Venue: Heritage Writers Guild Monthly Meeting Address: St George Main Library, 88 W 100 S
St George, UT 84770, USA
Notes: Presentation: "Using Foundation Beats to Scare Up Your Story Arc"
Date: August 13, 2021
9:00am -
Venue: League of Utah Writers Quills Conference 2021 Address: Marriott University Park Hotel
Salt Lake City, UT
Notes: Looking forward to meeting any Utah Mystery Writers group members at Quills 2021. If you're a mystery/private investigator writer, please reach out. You can contact me at: topper@topperjones.com
Date: November 14, 2020
8:00am - 3:00am
Venue: Murder and Mayhem Online Address: Virtual Event
Hosted from Chicago, IL
Notes: Attending Murder and Mayhem Online (Nov 14). Looking forward to the virtual panels and headliner presentations (Rachel Howzell Hall and Lou Berney). If you're a mystery/private investigator writer, please reach out. You can contact me at: topper@topperjones.com
Date: October 16, 2020
8:00am -
Venue: 2020 Bouchercon Address: Virtual Event
Hosted from Sacramento, CA
Notes: Will be attending the 2020 Bouchercon Mystery Conference this year virtually (Oct 16 - Oct 17). Looking forward to the guest of honor interviews and the mystery panels. Hope to connect via email with other mystery/private investigator writer peeps. You can contact me at: topper@topperjones.com
Date: August 13, 2020
8:00am -
Venue: LUW Quills Conference 2020 Address: Virtual Event
Hosted from Salt Lake City, UT
Notes: Will be attending the League of Utah Writers Quills 2020 this year virtually (Aug 13 - Aug 16). Looking forward to the great lineup, the LIVE sessions, and the interactive 3-hour workshops. Promises to be even better than the LUW 2020 Spring Conference. Hope to connect. You can contact me at: topper@topperjones.com
Date: October 8, 2019
6:00pm -
Venue: 2019 St. George Literary Arts Festival Address: Dixie State University
St. George, Utah, USA
Notes: Come join us for the (absolutely free) Second Annual St. George Literary Arts Festival. I'll be working behind the scenes as a member of the Steering Committee but would love to meet you and talk shop (mystery writing). The festival kicks off with a book launch by Terry Tempest Williams, has events each night, and concludes Saturday October 12 with a full day of speakers and panels.
Date: August 22, 2019
8:00am -
Venue: League of Utah Writers Quills Conference 2019 Address: Marriott University Park Hotel
Salt Lake City, UT
Notes: Looking forward to meeting the LUW Mystery, Thrillers, Suspense, & Crime peeps.
Date: June 8, 2019
10:00am -
Venue: 2019 California Crime Writers Conference Address: DoubleTree Los Angeles Westside
Culver City, CA, USA
Notes: CCWC 2019 was killer! Looking forward to 2021.

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