Ask the Expert: Sarah Weinman

Sarah Weinman and Steven W. Beattie

Ask the Expert: Sarah Weinman

Sarah Weinman and Steven W. Beattie

3:30pm

Saturday, June 4, 2022

Outdoor Stage, June 4 at 3:30pm ET

What makes a great true crime story? From the eerily familiar settings to the darkly mysterious psychology of a real-life killer, the true crime genre grips millions of readers, listeners and viewers worldwide. Don’t miss your chance to ask New York Times journalist and crime fiction expert, Sarah Weinman about all things true crime, and hear about the latest trends in the genre. This one-on-one conversation is highly recommended for new fans and longtime lovers of true crime alike.

Interviewer: Steven Beattie

Duration: 30 minutes

This event will be presented as part of the free, outdoor events at MOTIVE, taking place on the stage in the park and open to the general public.

Conversation

Outdoor Stage, June 4 at 3:30pm ET

What makes a great true crime story? From the eerily familiar settings to the darkly mysterious psychology of a real-life killer, the true crime genre grips millions of readers, listeners and viewers worldwide. Don’t miss your chance to ask New York Times journalist and crime fiction expert, Sarah Weinman about all things true crime, and hear about the latest trends in the genre. This one-on-one conversation is highly recommended for new fans and longtime lovers of true crime alike.

Interviewer: Steven Beattie

Duration: 30 minutes

This event will be presented as part of the free, outdoor events at MOTIVE, taking place on the stage in the park and open to the general public.

Conversation

Featured Authors

Sarah Weinman is the author of The Real Lolita: A Lost Girl, an Unspeakable Crime, and a Scandalous Masterpiece, which was named a Best Book of 2018 by NPR, BuzzFeed, The National Post, Literary Hub, The San Francisco Chronicle and Vulture, and won the Arthur Ellis Award for Excellence in Crime Writing. Weinman writes the twice-monthly Crime column for the New York Times Book Review, and her journalism has most recently appeared in New York, The Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, The Washington Post and AirMail. Weinman lives in New York City.

Read more about Sarah Weinman

Steven W. Beattie spent 12 and a half years as Review Editor at Quill & Quire, Canada's magazine of the publishing industry. His writing and criticism have appeared in The Globe and Mail,the Toronto Star, The Walrus, Canadian Notes & Queries and elsewhere. He maintains the literary website That Shakespearean Rag.

Read more about Steven W. Beattie

3:30pm

Saturday, June 4

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