Tucson Festival of Books

Margaret Mizushima


Margaret Mizushima is the author of the award-winning and internationally published Timber Creek K-9 Mysteries. Active within the writing community, Mizushima serves as past president for the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Mystery Writers of America, was elected the 2019 Writer of the Year by Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, and is also a member of Northern Colorado Writers, Sisters in Crime and Women Writing the West. Mizushima's most recent book is "Striking Range." She and her husband recently moved from their home in Colorado to the Pacific Northwest.

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Awards: WILLA Award for Multiform Fiction by Women Writing the West


Scheduled events:
Wild West Mysteries
Those of us living in the West have good reason to love whodunits set on the sundown side of the Mississippi. But these three authors appeal to readers everywhere. Why do stories set in the West have such appeal? Let's ask!

UA Mall Tent (Seats 250)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Craig Johnson, Margaret Mizushima, Terry Shames
Moderator: Shannon Baker
Dog Day Afternoon
Man's best friend can be an author's best friend, too! W. Bruce Cameron, J.A. Jance and David Rosenfelt all have featured dogs in their books. Today they will discuss what these characters bring to a story.

Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: W. Bruce Cameron, J. A. Jance, David Rosenfelt
Moderator: Margaret Mizushima
Crime Most Unexpected
Investigators will take all the help they can get, wherever they can find it, even when that helping hand is a paw! Just ask our three authors today: Amina Akhtar, Margaret Mizushima and David Rosenfelt!

Student Union Sabino (Seats 87)  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: Amina Akhtar, Margaret Mizushima, David Rosenfelt
Moderator: Dianne Freeman

Books:
Striking Range
A Timber Creek K-9 Mystery
Mystery / Thrillers
Crooked Lane Books
September 2022
ISBN 9781639102426

Killing Trail
A Timber Creek K-9 Mystery
Mystery / Thrillers
Crooked Lane Books
November 2022
ISBN 9781639103867
320 pages