The Rocky Mountain MWA monthly meeting will be held via Zoom on September 10th starting at 6:30 p.m. Mountain time, and will feature bestselling crime fiction author and veteran crime scene investigator Lisa Black . Members will receive the link and password by email,, and our newsletter. Non-members may send an email to to request access. Hope to see you September 10th!


FACTS VS. FICTION: My life as both a crime fiction writer and real-life CSI

NYT bestselling author Lisa Black will discuss her distinctly nonlinear path to publication and how her work as a forensic specialist has been pivotal in bringing her characters to life. She will talk about her cases, agents, pitfalls and publishers.

Speaker Bio:

  Lisa Black

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

Meeting Agenda:
6:30-7:00 Announcements, Introductions, and News
7:00-7:15 Mystery Minute by ZJ Czupor
7:15-8:15 or so: Program featuring our guest speaker
After Party: Stay after the program to mingle and visit.