Mystery Readers Journal

Mystery Readers International is the largest mystery fan/reader organization in the world, is open to all readers, fans, critics, editors, publishers, and writers. Started by Janet A. Rudolph in Berkeley, California, it now has members in all 50 of the United States and 18 foreign countries. Members vote each year to nominate and select the winners of the Macavity Award—the 2021 winners have been announced! Join MRI today!

Cold Case Mysteries

Mystery Readers Journal is a quarterly thematic mystery Journal. Each issue contains articles, reviews, and author essays on a specific theme, as well as special columns and other mystery related material. Journals run an average of 80 pages. Subscribe.

Current Issue: Cold Case Mysteries is available in hardcopy or as a downloadable PDF.

Recent Issues: Lone Star Mysteries (Fall 2021); Historical Mysteries II (Summer 2021); Historical Mysteries I (Spring 2021); Irish Mysteries (Winter 2020).

Coming Up: New England Mysteries; Art Mysteries; African Mysteries; Legal Mysteries. Submit an article!