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P.M. Carlson

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P.M. Carlson taught psychology and statistics at Cornell University before deciding that mystery writing was more fun. She has published twelve mystery novels and a dozen mystery short stories. Her novels have been nominated for an Edgar award, a Macavity award, and twice for Anthony awards. Two short stories were finalists for Agatha awards. She edited the Mystery Writers Annual for Mystery Writers of America for several years, and served as President of Sisters in Crime. Besides reading mysteries, she enjoys working on her Victorian house and traveling. She has lived in Guatemala, California, Maryland, Indiana, Paris, and Brooklyn. Currently she lives in New York with her husband and a Belgian sheepdog named Nero Wolfe.

May 5, PULLING RANK

Malice Domestic 26 Mystery Convention news: Sunday, May 5, I'm moderating a panel called PULLING RANK: Different Approaches to Police Procedurals. Frankie Y. Bailey, Vicki Delaney, Kate Flora, and Naomi Hirahara will talk about their very different cops. At a convention devoted to traditional mysteries (once called "cozies"), this should be fun! 10 AM in the Baccarat Room, Bethesda Hyatt Hotel.
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