Kuhn, Cynthia
Current Location: 
Colorado
Occupation(s): 
Writer and professor (literature, writing, film)
Biography: 

Cynthia Kuhn writes the Lila Maclean Academic Mystery series. Her work has appeared in McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, Literary Mama, Copper Nickel, Prick of the Spindle, Mama PhD and other publications. She teaches English at Metropolitan State University of Denver and serves as president of Sisters in Crime-Colorado.

Awards/Honors: 
Nominee, Agatha Award for Best First Novel (for The Semester of Our Discontent)
Recipient, William F. Deeck-Malice Domestic Grant (for The Semester of Our Discontent)
Best Book Award, Margaret Atwood Society (for Self-Fashioning in Margaret Atwood's Fiction)
Education/Training: 
PhD, Literary Studies; MA, Rhetoric and the Teaching of Writing; BA, English
Organizations: 
Sisters in Crime (National, Guppies, and Colorado chapters) - Mystery Writers of America (National and Rocky Mountain chapters) - International Thriller Writers - Colorado Authors’ League - Women Write the Rockies - Pikes Peak Writers
Speaker Availability: 
Yes
Speaker Topics: 
Literature or creative writing, especially mystery writing
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