University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

Murder They Wrote


Why in the name of Truman Capote do real-life murders become such fertile ground for literature? Let's ask Jeff Guinn, Cara Robertson and Casey Cep, each of whom has written and exhaustively researched true-crime accounts of well-known killings.


Panelists
Casey Cep

Casey Cep is a writer from the eastern shore of Maryland. After graduating from Harvard with a degree in English, she earned a master's of philosophy in theology at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times and The New Republic, among other publications....

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Jeff Guinn

Jeff Guinn is an award-winning former investigative journalist and the bestselling author of numerous books, including "Go Down Together: The True Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde," "The Last Gunfight: The Real Story of the Shootout at the OK Corral—And How It Changed the West" and "Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson....

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Cara Robertson

Cara Robertson began researching the Borden case as a Harvard undergraduate in 1990. She holds a doctorate from the University of Oxford and a juris doctorate degree from Stanford Law School. She clerked at the Supreme Court of the United States, served as a legal adviser to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia at The Hague and has written for various publications....

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