Sujata Massey in conversation with Oline H. Cogdill - Virtual Event

Sujata Massey was born in England to parents from India and Germany, grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota, and lives in Baltimore, Maryland. She was a features reporter for the Baltimore Evening Sun before becoming a full-time novelist. The first Perveen Mistry novel, The Widows of Malabar Hill, was an international bestseller and won the Agatha, Macavity, and Mary Higgins Clark Awards. Visit her website at sujatamassey.com.

Oline H. Cogdill reviews mystery fiction for Publishers Weekly, Shelf Awareness, Mystery Scene magazine, and the Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale/Tribune Publishing Wire. She was honored with the 2013 Raven Award from the Mystery Writers of America, the 1999 Ellen Nehr Award by the American Crime Writers League, and the 1997 Sun Sentinel’s Pettijohn Award. Oline is a judge for the 2019, 2020 and 2021 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in the mystery/thriller category.


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Event date: 

Monday, July 12, 2021 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
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