March 12-13 2022, 9:30-5:30, on the beautiful University of Arizona campus!

Jess Lourey

Jess Lourey is the bestselling author of Litani, Unspeakable Things, The Catalain Book of Secrets, the Salem’s Cipher thrillers and the Mira James mysteries, among many other works including young adult, short stories and nonfiction. An Edgar, Agatha, Lefty Award nominee and Anthony Award winner, Jess is a tenured professor of creative writing and sociology and a leader of writing retreats. She is also a recipient of The Loft’s Excellence in Teaching fellowship, a Psychology Today blogger and a TEDx presenter.  When she’s not leading writing workshops, reading, or fostering kittens, you can find her working on her next story. 

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Mystery / Thrillers
Amazon Publishing
October 2021
ISBN 9781542027014
316 pages

Mystery / Thrillers
Amazon Publishing
January 2021
ISBN 9781542016315
348 pages

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