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Word of South 2021

Steven Cooper

Steven Cooper is the author of the Gus Parker and Alex Mills series of mysteries. In a starred review, Publishers Weekly calls “Dig Your Grave,” his latest novel: “First-rate entertainment.” A former investigative reporter, Steven has won multiple Emmy Awards and nominations, as well as a national Edward R. Murrow award and numerous honors from the Associated Press. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Steven has lived a bit like a nomad, working TV gigs in New England, Arizona and Orlando, Florida, and following stories around the globe. He’ll be appearing at Word of South with fellow southern mystery writer Roger Johns.