Author/Editor and Anthologist
Crime on Her Mind, Murder and Other Acts of Literature
MICHELE SLUNG has worked in the mystery field as an editor, critic, scholar and anthologist for over thirty years. She has contributed to numerous reference books, including Twentieth-Century Crime & Mystery Writers and The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing. Her reviews of mystery fiction have appeared in, among other places, the New York Times, the Washington Post and USA Today. She is the screening reader for the annual Best American Mystery Stories series. Among her own collections are Crime On Her Mind: Fifteen Stories of Female Sleuths from the Victorian Era to the Forties (1975) and Murder & Other Acts of Literature (1998).