Tucson Festival of Books

S. A. Cosby



Sam Sauter

S. A. Cosby is an Anthony Award-winning writer from Southeastern Virginia. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller "Razorblade Tears" and "Blacktop Wasteland," which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, was a New York Times Notable Book, and was named a best book of the year by NPR, The Guardian and Library Journal, among others. 

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Awards: International Thriller Writer Award, Macavity Award, Anthony Award, Barry Award, LA Times Book Prize

Communities: African American


Scheduled events:
Secrets & Lies
Mystery writers S.A. Cosby, Paul Doiron and Stacy Willingham can keep us on the edge of our seats for 350 pages. Today, they'll keep us there for 60 minutes. What are the secrets of their success? Promise you won't tell!

Student Union Tucson Room (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: S. A. Cosby, Paul Doiron, Stacy Willingham
Moderator: Yasmin Angoe
Pick Your Poison
The subtitle to this session might be Murder and Corruption and Lies, Oh My. S.A. Cosby, Tracy Clark and Wanda Morris have come to the festival with very different mysteries. Different plots. Different protagonists. We can pick our poison.

Koffler Room 216 (Seats 89, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Tracy Clark, S. A. Cosby, Wanda Morris
Moderator: John Copenhaver
A Long and Winding Road
Even our most accomplished authors know it's not easy to take a story from a home office to the nearest bookstore. In this session, three of the very best -- John Sandford, J.A. Jance and S.A. Cosby -- will take us down the long, winding road from concept to publication.

Koffler Room 204 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: John Sandford, S. A. Cosby, J. A. Jance
Moderator: Anne Hillerman

Books:
Blacktop Wasteland
A Novel
Mystery / Thrillers
Flatiron Books
August 2022
ISBN 9781250849700
384 pages

My Darkest Prayer
A Novel
Mystery / Thrillers
Flatiron Books
December 2022
ISBN 9781250867636
288 pages