Men of Mystery
I was invited by organizing powerhouse Joan Hansen to moderate the
featured panel at this year's (fifth annual) "Men of Mystery"
event in Irvine, CA, where 60 authors joined some 600 librarians, educators and
other fans of the genre...As always, a great way to spend a day...
From left: James Rollins, Kurt Popke, Bob, Nathan Walpow, Peter
Ebling HEADLINE PANEL (From Left) --Authors James Rollins, Kurt Popke,
Bob Levinson (moderator), Nathan Walpow, Peter Elbling.
HEADLINER Steve Hodel (left), who gave chapter and verse on how his father killed the infamous "Black Dahlia;" Bob; Doug Lyle
Edgar and three-time Lambda Award winner John Morgan Wilson.
One of the genre's ranking authorities, Jon Breen, whose current activities include a monthly column of reviews in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine.
HEADLINER Steve Martini and Bob. (Steve's another lawyer who has translated his courtroom experiences into one-after-another best-seller.)
Bob and TV heavyweight Thom Racina
Another television heavweight, Matt Witten (left) with author-educator Sam
Two crowd-pleasers, authors Kent Braithwaite and Nathan Walpow. (Nathan is serving this year as president of the Southern California chapter of Mystery Writers of America, a post I was privileged to hold the two prior years.)