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Jeffrey Fleishman on Writers on Writing
Posted May 30, 2022 by Barbara DeMarco-Barrett
Jeffrey Fleishman, author of the brand new novel, Good Night, Forever (Blackstone), and I talk about setting your book where you live, side characters, crime fiction and social issues, and so much more.
Jeff Fleishman is foreign and national editor at the Los Angeles Times. Previously, he was a senior writer on film, art and culture. A 2002 Nieman fellow at Harvard University, Fleishman was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in feature writing. A longtime foreign correspondent, he served as bureau chief for The Times in Cairo and Berlin, and was previously based in Rome for the Philadelphia Inquirer. He has been a finalist for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting and a finalist for the Center for Public Integrity’s Award for Outstanding International Investigative Reporting. He is the author of three novels: “My Detective,” “Shadow Man” and “Promised Virgins: A Novel of Jihad.”
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