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Guest Author Series - Laurie King!

The Murder of Mary Russell book cover




Laurie R. King is the bestselling author of 22 novels and other works, including the Mary Russell-Sherlock Holmes stories (from The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, named one of the 20th century’s best crime novels, to the just-released shocker, The Murder of Mary Russell).

To read more about Laurie and her works visit her extensive website.

Books will be available for purchase and signing!



May 19, 2016. The event will begin at 7 o'clock.


Monterey Peninsula College LTC (Library and Technology Center) - Sam Karas Room

Ticket Information:

  • Tickets are just $10 each, seating is limited so email now to ensure admission
  • Ticket sales are by cash or check only.

Questions about this event should be directed to Henry Marchand at

Information about the Guest Authors Series, and video of past Series events, may be found on the Guest Authors page on the Creative Writing website.

About the Series

As participants in The MPC Guest Authors Series, accomplished writers of poetry and prose come to our main campus in Monterey for public readings and discussions of writing and literature with MPC students.

Supported by The MPC Creative Writing ProgramEnglish Department, and Humanities Division, as well as The MPC Foundation and The Arts Council for Monterey County, the Series typically presents two Guest Authors each academic year, one in the Fall and one in the Spring semester.

Further enhancing the vibrant and inspiring Creative Writing environment at MPC, the Series offers extraordinary opportunity for those who pursue their own writing interest by way of our multi-genre Creative Writing curriculum to meet with and learn from diverse literary artists of consummate skill. 

*To ensure that you receive notice of upcoming author events, please send your email address to Series Director Henry Marchand of the Creative Writing Program at: or subscribe for notifications here


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