Join us for an evening of fiction with Fran Hawthorne (The Heirs) and Meredith Cole (Posed for Murder). This event will be cosponsored by WriterHouse and is free and open to the public.
Until now, Fran Hawthorne spent more than three decades writing award-winning nonfiction, mainly about consumer activism and business social responsibility. Her book Ethical Chic: The Inside Story of the Companies We Think We Love (Beacon Press) was named one of the best books of 2012 by Library Journal. She has also been an editor and writer at Fortune, BusinessWeek, and many other publications. Her debut novel, The Heirs, is the story of a New Jersey soccer mom who becomes obsessed with investigating both her Polish mother’s story of surviving the Holocaust and the Polish-Catholic family of her son’s soccer teammate.
Meredith Cole began her career as a filmmaker before becoming a novelist. She was the winner of the St. Martin’s Press/Malice Domestic competition, and her first book, Posed for Murder, was nominated for an Agatha Award for Best First Mystery Novel. She has taught writing and directing, and her short stories and essays have been published in various magazines and anthologies, including Virginia is for Mysteries. You can read more about her work here.