Jeffrey Fleishman at a co-sponsored event by the Pen on Fire Speaker Series & Sisters in Crime

Sunday, August 28, 3 p.m. PT LIVE at Book Carnival, Orange, CA.

Mystery novelist and foreign correspondent Jeffrey Fleishman will be in conversation with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett. They’ll focus on his latest novel, Good Night, Forever, and also discuss the art, craft, and business of writing.

Jeffrey Fleishman is a Pulitzer Prize finalist and longtime foreign correspondent. He has had postings in Rome, Berlin, and Cairo and has covered wars in Iraq, Libya, and Kosovo. He returned to America in 2014 and is Foreign editor of the Los Angeles Times. He has written four other novels, My Detective and Last Dance (the first two Sam Carver books), Shadow Man, and Promised Virgins: A Novel of Jihad.

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett is the editor of, and contributor to, Palm Springs Noir (Akashic). Her stories and essays are in Coolest American Stories 2022Orange County Noir USA Noir: Best of the Akashic Noir SeriesRock and a Hard Place, Dark City Crime Mystery Magazine, andInlandia. Her articles appear in the Authors Guild Bulletin, Los Angeles Times, Poets and Writers, and The Writer magazine. She taught at the UC-Irvine Extension, where she received a Distinguished Instructors award, and is professor of creative writing at Saddleback College’s Emeritus Institute and will be teaching at Chapman University this fall. Her first book, Pen on Fire: A Busy Woman’s Guide to Igniting the Writer Within, was a Los Angeles Times bestseller. For the last 24 years she has hosted the podcast, Writers on Writing. For 23 of those years, the show broadcast on KUCI-FM.

This is a live event: Book Carnival, 348 S. Tustin Street, Orange, CA 92866  (714) 538-3210 or Toll-Free (800) 963-9266

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