Happy Mother's Day. My guests for May are Frankie Y. Bailey and Jamie Cortland.
Frankie Y. Bailey is a mystery writer and a professor of criminal justice in the School of Criminal Justice at the University at Albany. She is a recipient of the George N. Dove award and of a Macavity Award for her nonfiction book, African American Mystery Writers. She also has been nominated for Edgar, Anthony, and Agatha awards for non-fiction. Her mystery fiction features amateur sleuth/crime historian Lizzie Stuart and police detective Hannah McCabe. She is a past Executive VP of Mystery Writers of America and a past president of Sisters in Crime.
Weslynn McCallister, AKA Jamie Cortland has won many awards for poetry in both literary and poetry magazines, including a second place award for Best Romance Novel in 2002 at the Florida Writer's Conference for the first edition of Apache Springs. She belongs to many organizations, among them the National Writer's Association, Romance Writers of America, National Association of Women Writers, Authors for Charity and is a founding member of the Florida Writer's Association.
Come by and chat with us.