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Saturday, April 22 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Crime Fiction: A Question of Character, Conversation 1021

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Stephen Jay Schwartz

Schwartz, a Los Angeles Times bestselling author, cut his teeth as the Director of Development for filmmaker Wolfgang Petersen before writing his novels "Boulevard" and "Beat." He continues to work as a screenwriter, and his short stories and essays are available in various anthologies. He is currently writing his third novel, a noir thriller, and editing a collection for Rare Bird Press called "Hollywood Versus the Author."

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Bill Beverly

Beverly's debut novel "Dodgers" is the only novel ever to win both the Gold Dagger and the John Creasey First Blood Dagger from the Crime Writers' Association. "Dodgers" follows his doctoral research on criminal fugitives, which became the 2003 book "On the Lam.” He teaches at Trinity University in Washington, DC, and collects beer cans and brewery history from the State of California.”Dodgers” is a finalist for the 2016 L.A. Times Book... Read More →
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Graeme Macrae Burnet

Burnet is the Scottish author of "The Disappearance of Adèle Bedeau,” a psychological thriller set in France, and "His Bloody Project,” which tells the story of a brutal triple murder in the Scottish Highlands in 1869. "His Bloody Project" is a finalist for the 2016 L.A. Times Book Prize in Mystery/Thriller, was a 2016 Man Booker finalist, won the Saltire prize for fiction and is due to be translated into more than a dozen languages.
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Ian McGuire

McGuire grew up near Hull, England, and studied at the University of Manchester and the University of Virginia in the | United States. He is the co-founder and co-director of the University of Manchester's Centre for New Writing. He writes criticism and fiction, and his stories have been published in Chicago Review, The Paris Review, and elsewhere. “The North Water” is his second novel, and a finalist for the 2016 L.A. Times Book Prize in... Read More →
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Thomas Mullen

Mullen is the author of "The Last Town on Earth," winner of the James Fenimore Cooper Prize for excellence in historical fiction and USA TODAY'S Best Debut of 2006; "The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers;" "The Revisionists;" and his latest, "Darktown," an NPR Best Book of the Year and 2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist in Mystery/Thriller. He lives in Atlanta with his wife and sons.


Saturday April 22, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hoffman Hall, Signing Area 1