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BV Lawson
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Mystery Melange - Jeffery Deaver has been elected as the new president of the Mystery Writers of America, and if you're in the area of New York City on January 13 from 6-8 p.m., you can attend the MWA’s National Board of Directors for its annual party at Mysterious Bookshop and meet Deaver and fellow authors. Currently, those scheduled to appear include Donna Andrews, Frankie Y. Bailey, Laura K. Curtis, Hannah Dennison, Laura Durham, Lyndsay Faye, Daniel Hale, Thomas Hopp, Harry Hunsicker, ...
Jeffery Deaver has been elected as the new president of the Mystery Writers of America, and if you're in the area of New York City on January 13 from 6-8 p.m., you can attend the MWA’s National Board of Directors...
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Mystery Melange - The new year brings a slate of recurring crime fiction festivals and conferences you can start planning for now, including this list from Crime Fiction Ireland for events across The Pond, this listing from Sisters in Crime, and I've also been updating the Upcoming Conference listing in the upper right sidebar on this blog. Looking ahead to June, The Guardian's series of writing workshops continues with "Writing authentic crime fiction: A Masterclass with forensic pathologi...
The new year brings a slate of recurring crime fiction festivals and conferences you can start planning for now, including this list from Crime Fiction Ireland for events across The Pond, this listing from Sisters in Crime, and I've also...
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FFB: Cast for Death - British author Margaret Yorke (1924-2012) was a prolific writer, averaging one novel a year for four decades, with 44 titles published in English and over 450 reprints in other languages. Her popularity in Sweden culminated in the Swedish Academy of Detection presenting her with its Martin Beck award in 1982, and she was also the recipient of the 1999 Crime Writers Association Cartier Diamond Dagger. Although most of Yorke's novels were standalone works of suspense, in...
British author Margaret Yorke (1924-2012) was a prolific writer, averaging one novel a year for four decades, with 44 titles published in English and over 450 reprints in other languages. Her popularity in Sweden culminated in the Swedish Academy of...
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Media Murder for Monday - Happy Monday and welcome to a new week of crime drama news: AWARDS The Golden Globes were handed out last night, with La La Land leading the way with the most wins overall. On the crime drama side, The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story won for Best Dramatic Limited Series, with Sarah Paulson from the show also winning Best Actress in that category, and Tom Hiddleston winning for Best Actor in a Dramatic Limited Series for The Night Manager. Hugh Laurie ...
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FFB: Habit of Fear - Dorothy Salisbury Davis (1916-2014) was born in Chicago and raised as a Roman Catholic but left the church when she married her husband, actor Harry Davis (who died in 1993). Now considered one of the Grand Dames of crime fiction, she didn't start out as a writer, working first in advertising and as a librarian, publishing her first novel in 1949 with the encouragement of her husband. Her accomplishments are many and varied: 20 novels and numerous short stories received...
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Former musician and radio host turned author & blogger. Also a recovering Diet Coke addict.
Introduction
Writer/author, nonfiction and fiction, including articles, essays, short stories, poetry, and novels. I specialize in crime fiction, but basically, I'm a literary omnivore.
Bragging rights
I'm an award-winning freelance writer who has written on a wide variety of subjects for various newspapers, magazines and radio and TV features. My stories, poems and articles have appeared in dozens of national publications and several anthologies. Visit me at my blog, "In Reference to Murder," and my web site, bvlawson.com.
Education
  • Carson-Newman College
  • Florida State University
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Female
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Writer, author, poet, avid reader
Employment
  • Wordsmith
    Writer, present
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USA