Sarah Weinman is the news editor for Publishers Marketplace, the book industry service that produces the widely read daily newsletter Publishers Lunch. Weinman also writes the monthly “Crimewave” mystery and suspense column for the National Post, and has contributed to publications including the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the New York Observer, Slate, and the New Yorker’s Web site. Her short fiction has appeared in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, and the anthologies Long Island Noir, Dublin Noir, and Baltimore Noir. Weinman lives in Brooklyn.
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