Lisa Sandlin

About the Author

Lisa Sandlin graduated from Rice University in Houston, and earned a M.F.A. in Writing at Vermont College. She taught at CMU, SMU, Wayne State College, University of Texas, Kadir Has University in Istanbul, Turkey, and she finished her career as professor emerita at University of Nebraska Omaha. Sandlin has written four story collections and four novels, and her work has received an NEA Fellowship, a Dobie Paisano Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, the Violet Crown Award, and the Jesse Jones Award. Sandlin’s noir mystery The Do-Right  won both the Shamus Award and the Hammett Prize. Marilyn Stasio of The New York Times chose its sequel, the Edgar-nominated The Bird Boys, as one of the 10 best crime books of 2019. Lisa lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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