Chris Roerden

Chris RoerdenChris Roerden has edited authors published by St. Martin’s, Tor-Forge, Berkley Prime Crime, Harlequin, Viking, Midnight Ink, and others over a 50-year career. She wrote 11 books, including two to help writers get published: Don’t Murder Your Mystery (Agatha Award) and its all-genre clone Don’t Sabotage Your Submission (Benjamin Franklin Award). Chris was president of MAPA, an early Midwest trade association of commercial and university presses, scholarship chair for Mystery Writers of America, and is a long-time member of Sisters in Crime and Mensa. She taught in three countries and writing at universities from Maine to Milwaukee.