ETB RERUN: Sujata Massey

49m | Feb 27, 2023

Sujata Massey is the author of fifteen novels, most of them mysteries. Starting with The Widows of Malabar Hill, the three books in this historical feminist series set in 1920s India have won the Agatha, Macavity, Lefty, and Mary Higgins Clark awards, and been finalists for the Shamus and Harper Lee Legal Fiction awards. Her earlier mystery series featuring amateur sleuth Rei Shimura is set in modern Japan. Sujata is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and is a former reporter for the Baltimore Evening Sun newspaper. She lives in Baltimore with her family and travels to Asia to research her books.

Books mentioned in the podcast:

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

The Artists Way by Julia Cameron

Seven Steps on the Writer's Path: The Journey from Frustration to Fulfillment by Nancy Pickard and Lynn Lott

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This episode was recorded in February 2022.


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