Mia P. Manansala, Jenn McKinlay, and Terrie Farley Moran - Virtual Event

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Mia P. Manansala is a writer from Chicago who loves books, baking, and bad-ass women. She uses humor (and murder) to explore aspects of the Filipino diaspora, queerness, and her millennial love for pop culture.

She is the winner of the 2018 Hugh Holton Award, the 2018 Eleanor Taylor Bland Crime Fiction Writers of Color Award, the 2017 William F. Deeck - Malice Domestic Grant for Unpublished Writers, and the 2016 Mystery Writers of America/Helen McCloy Scholarship. She's also a 2017 Pitch Wars alum and 2018-2019 mentor.

Jenn McKinlay is the award-winning, New York TimesUSA Today, and Publisher's Weekly bestselling author of several mystery and romance series. Her work has been translated into multiple languages in countries all over the world. She lives in sunny Arizona in a house that is overrun with kids, pets, and her husband's guitars.

Short-listed twice for The Best American Mystery StoriesTerrie Farley Moran is the author of the Read ’Em and Eat Mysteries, which debuted with Well Read, Then Dead. The only thing Terrie enjoys more than wrangling mystery plots into submission is playing games and reading stories with any or all of her grandchildren. Find her online at terriefarleymoran.com.


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Event date: 

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
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