Sunday, June 6, 2010

9th Annual Murder Goes South Featured Guest Writer Announced: Glynn Marsh Alam

The Friends of Smyrna Library and the Sisters in Crime: Atlanta Chapter announce Glynn Marsh Alam as a featured Guest Writer for the 9th Annual Murder Goes South... A Festival of Readers and Writers of the Southern Mystery. Ms. Alam will present during the Saturday January 29, 2011 program.

BIOGRAPHY: Glynn Marsh Alam is a native Floridian. Born in Tallahassee, she is familiar with the live oak forests and cypress swamps of the area. She also knows the sink holes and reptilia that abound there. She often swims in the cold, clear springs above the openings to fathomless caves. These are the settings for her Luanne Fogarty mystery series and for her literary novel, River Whispers.

After graduating from Florida State University, Glynn worked as a decoder/translator for the National Security Agency in D.C., then moved to Los Angeles where she taught writing and literature and earned an MA in linguistics. After many years of traveling back to Florida twice a year, she has now moved there and writes full time. Her many wonderful books include Bilge Water Bones, High Water Hellion, River Whispers, Deep Water Death, Dive Deep and Deadly, Green Water Ghost, Cold Water Corpse, Moon Water Madness (winner of The Gold Medal Florida Book Award), and her latest novel, Tide Water Talisman.

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