University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

What's in a Name?

These three mystery writers use pseudonyms--discover why and how it impacts their writing lives. Assistive listening devices available.

Spencer Quinn

Peter Abrahams is the New York Times best-selling author of 25 novels, including the Edgar Award-winning "Reality Check," "Oblivion" and the Echo Falls series for middle graders. Writing as Spencer Quinn, he is also the author of the Chet and Bernie series as well as the Bowser and Birdie series for younger readers....

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Stephanie Barron

Francine Mathews, who also writes under the name Stephanie Barron, is the author of 27 novels of mystery and suspense. She was born in Binghamton, New York, the last of six girls. She attended Princeton and Stanford Universities, where she studied history....

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Riley Sager

Riley Sager is the pseudonym of a former journalist, editor and graphic designer who previously published mysteries under his real name. Now a full-time author, Riley's first thriller, "Final Girls," was a national and international bestseller that has been sold in 25 languages....

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