CFA: Laura Lippman
Tuesday April 10, 2012
As part of the Center's Crime Fiction Academy, acclaimed author of the Tess Monaghan p.i. series along with numerous stand-alone novels, Laura Lippman offered practical writing tips to budding crime authors in this talk.
Laura Lippman was a reporter for twenty years, including twelve years at The (Baltimore) Sun. She began writing novels while working fulltime and published seven books about “accidental PI” Tess Monaghan before leaving daily journalism in 2001. Her work has been awarded the Edgar ®, the Anthony, the Agatha, the Shamus, the Nero Wolfe, Gumshoe and Barry awards. She was the first-ever recipient of the Mayor’s Prize for Literary Excellence and the first genre writer recognized as Author of the Year by the Maryland Library Association.