Margot Douaihy

Episode 158
58m | Jun 24, 2024

Margot Douaihy, PhD, is the author of three books of poetry and the queer hardboiled mysteries Blessed Water (2024) and Scorched Grace (2023), both published with Gillian Flynn Books/Zando. Scorched Grace was a USA Today National Bestseller, an Indie Next pick, named a Best Book of 2023 by The New York Times, The Guardian, and CrimeReads, and the winner of the Pinckley Prize in Crime Fiction for best debut mystery. Margot is an assistant professor with Emerson College, and she serves as a co-editor of the Cambridge University Press Elements in Crime Narratives Series. Her recent academic research includes "Beat the Clock: Queer Temporality and Disrupting Chrononormativity in Crime Fiction," a NeMLA 2024 paper. The next mystery in her Sister Holiday series, Divine Ruin, will be published in 2025 with Gillian Flynn Books.

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