Roger Johns is the author of the Wallace Hartman Mysteries, Dark River Rising and River of Secrets, from Macmillan/St. Martin’s Press. He is the 2018 Georgia Author of the Year (Detective/Mystery Category), a two-time finalist for Killer Nashville’s Silver Falchion Award, and runner-up for the 2019 Frank Yerby Fiction Award. His short fiction appears (or is forthcoming) in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, Mystery Weekly Magazine, Dark City Crime & Mystery Magazine, Yellow Mama, and Viral Literature: Alone Together in Georgia. Roger’s articles and interviews about writing and career management appear in Southern Literary Review, Writer Unboxed, and Southern Writers Magazine. Website: Blog:

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