Tucson Festival of Books

Debut Mysteries


Erin Adams, Kate Brody and DM Rowell didn't need long to hit the bestseller lists. Each comes to the festival with well-reviewed debut mysteries. In this session, they will discuss the challenges of making their voices heard for the first time.


Panelists
Erin Adams

Erin E. Adams is a first generation Haitian American, she is an author, actress and playwright. She received her Master of Fine Arts in dramatic writing from NYU Tisch, a Master of Fine Arts in acting from the University of San Diego and a Bachelor of Arts with honors in Theatre and Literary Art from Brown University....

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Kate Brody

Kate Brody is a Los Angeles-based novelist and a graduate of NYU's Master of Fine Arts program. Her work has appeared in The Rumpus, Lit Hub, The Literary Review, Write or Die, CrimeReads and Electric Lit, among other publications....

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D.M. Rowell

Like her protagonist Mud, D. M. Rowell comes from a long line of Kiowa Storytellers within a culture that treasures oral traditions. She’s an award-winning and nominated producer/writer on several documentaries, including "Vanishing Link: My Spiritual Return to the Kiowa Way," seen on PBS and winner of TrailDance 2007 Best Oklahoma Documentary....

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Books:
Jackal
A Novel
Erin Adams
Mystery / Thrillers
Random House Publishing Group
September 2023
ISBN 9780593499320
352 pages
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Rabbit Hole
Kate Brody
Mystery / Thrillers
Soho Press
January 2024
ISBN 9781641294874
384 pages
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Never Name the Dead
A Novel
D.M. Rowell
Mystery / Thrillers
Crooked Lane Books
February 2024
ISBN 9781639107209
Trade Paper, 320 pages
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