by | Jan 9, 2024 | Mystery Minute, The Writer's Life

By Z.J. Czupor

On Tour with Dead Writers is Z.J. Czupor‘s new installment on Rogue Women Writers. Guess the correct dead writer and be entered to win a free book.

our famous mystery writer went to this college
The Univeristy of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada is where this award-winning writer re-united with her old high school debate colleague and they married in 1938.

On Tour with Dead Writers: As a mystery writer, she was admired by Truman Capote, Pearl Buck, Nagaio Marsh, Agatha Christie, and Evelyn Waugh and is considered one of the top women writers of noir. This acclaimed mystery and suspense author wrote 27 novels during her career along with short stories, screenplays, poems, radio stories, and a memoir – and she did this also while living with a husband who eclipsed her in popularity and who chose to write under a pseudonym because she became famous as a writer first. Who was this famous writer?

Respond to mysteryminutecontest@gmail.com with the correct answer by 12:00 p.m., ET, January 20th and you may be chosen to win Suffer the Children by Lisa Black!

Did you guess Charles Dickens last month? If you did and didn’t email us, you passed up a chance to win a free book!

Z.J. Czupor is immediate past president of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers and an active member of Mystery Writers of America and International Thriller Writers. In addition to writing monthly columns for Rogue Women Writers, his latest thriller, Cut Right Through Me, is published at zjames.substack.com. He’s also the author of THE BIG WEIRD: Haikus in Times of Pandemic and Chaos. Z.J. is represented by Terrie Wolf, founder and owner of AKA Literary Management.

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