Patricia Raybon

Episode 147
50m | Apr 8, 2024

A writer of faith by day and mystery by night, Patricia Raybon is a Christy Award-winning author and essayist whose novels and books explore the daring intersection of faith and race. Her Annalee Spain Mysteries feature a young Black theologian—a fan of Sherlock Holmes—who solves crimes during Colorado’s dangerous 1920s Klan years. Her essays have been published in the New York Times Sunday Magazine, Newsweek, USA Today, USA Weekend, Chicago Tribune, Denver Post, and aired on NPR’s Weekend Edition. Formerly a Sunday magazine editor at The Denver Post and a journalism faculty member at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Patricia lives near Denver with her husband Dan, a retired educator. With two grown daughters and five grandchildren, they enjoy movies, popcorn, college hoops, and any Masterpiece historical mystery or drama. Join her on the journey at

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