Penny Mickelbury is a pioneering newspaper, radio and television journalist, based primarily in Washington, DC, who also is a teacher of both children (at a Los Angeles Charter Middle School) and adults (in the Los Angeles Public Library’s Adult Literacy Program.) She is an award-winning writer of stage plays and a co-founder of Alchemy: theatre of Change, a young people’s acting company. She is the recipient of the Audre Lorde Estate Grant and she was a resident writer at the Hedgebrook Women Writers Retreat.
This new collection of stories, God’s Will and Other Lies, joins her catalog of eleven published mystery novels in three successful series: The Mimi Patterson/Gianna Maglione Mysteries (two-time Lambda Literary Award finalists); the Carole Ann Gibson Mysteries (winner of a Gold Pen Award by the Black Writers Alliance); and the Phil Rodriquez Mysteries; and the novel of historical fiction, Belle City.
Coming March 26, 2019