Lisa Black (USA)

Lisa Black is the NYT bestselling author of 14 suspense novels, including works that have been translated into six languages, optioned for film, and shortlisted for the inaugural Sue Grafton Memorial Award. She is also a Latent Print Examiner and a certified Crime Scene Analyst, beginning her forensics career at the Coroner’s office in Cleveland Ohio and then the police department in Cape Coral, Florida. She has spoken to readers and writers at numerous conferences and will be a Guest of Honor at 2021 Killer Nashville.


Saturday, 17 July 2021, 11:00:00 pm UTC

Rejections, you only fail when you let them stop you.

Lisa Black shares the grief of having a book rejected, and discusses how to use that rejection to forge a new path into your writing future.

Saturday, 17 July 2021, 11:30:00 pm UTC


Forensics 101 for your novel

Forensic scientist Lisa Black shares a quick run down on how forensics actually ‘work’ in the real world.