On the Case: Detectives and Amateur Sleuths
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday, November 5, 2022
Capitol Extension Room E2.030
1100 Congress Avenue, AUSTIN Texas

Crime, suspense, and mystery all around. Rendon’s Sinister Graves, set in 1970s Minnesota, follows Cash Blackbear, a young Ojibwe woman who is attempting to figure out the truth behind the murders of two girls. Emerson’s Shutter tells the story of forensic photographer Rita Todacheene, who is supernaturally good at her job— when a ghost attaches itself to her, Rita must find a way to help it, and herself. Phillips’s One Shot Harry follows Harry Ingram, a forensic photographer who must face racists, gangsters, zealots, and lovers in order to obtain truth and justice for a friend.

Moderator: Amanda Moore, writer, attorney, and a book review contributor for Publishers Weekly and Diverse Voices Book ReviewGary Phillips, Ramona Emerson, Marcie R. Rendon, One-Shot Harry, Shutter, Sinister Graves


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