Saturday, October 17, 2015

Craig Robertson & Alexander Sokoloff Literary Salon: 10/26

Join Mystery Readers NorCal on Monday, October 26, at 7 p.m. in Berkeley for a Literary Salon with Craig Robertson & Alexandra Sokoloff. Comment below to RSVP & directions.

During noir author Craig Robertson's 20-year career with a Scottish Sunday newspaper, he interviewed three recent Prime Ministers; attended major stories including 9/11, Dunblane, the Omagh bombing and the disappearance of Madeleine McCann; been pilloried on breakfast television, beaten Oprah Winfrey to a major scoop, been among the first to interview Susan Boyle, spent time on Death Row in the USA and dispensed polio drops in the backstreets of India. Craig Robertson has written four novels set on the mean streets of Glasgow and one on the not-so-mean streets of Torshavn in the Faroe Islands.

His debut novel, RANDOM, was shortlisted for the CWA New Blood Dagger and was a Sunday Times bestseller. COLD GRAVE reached #2 on Kindle.

Alexandra Sokoloff is the bestselling, Thriller Award-winning and Bram Stoker and Anthony Award-nominated author of eleven supernatural, paranormal and crime thrillers. The New York Times has called her "a daughter of Mary Shelley" and her books "Some of the most original and freshly unnerving work in the genre." As a screenwriter she has sold original suspense and horror scripts and written novel adaptations for numerous Hollywood studios (Sony, Fox, Disney, Miramax), for producers such as Michael Bay, David Heyman, Laura Ziskin and Neal Moritz. She is also the workshop leader of the internationally acclaimed Screenwriting Tricks for Authors workshops, based on her Screenwriting Tricks for Authors workbooks and blog.

Alex and Craig split their time between Los Angeles and Scotland.


Ms. Allison said...

Hi Janet, I'd love to come -- your place? The usual, bring a side? And wine of course. I have to rent a car, so if someone is coming from SF, let me know. Thanks!! Allison Davis

Janet Rudolph said...

Great.. I don't know anyone coming from SF yet.. sweets or savories.. pick up food.

Alexandra Sokoloff said...

We are so looking forward to this!