Author Spotlight 6/5

STAN WILCZEK JR. was born in Utica, NY and attended Whitesboro High School. He graduated from Mohawk Valley Community College with an Associate Science degree in Engineering, the State University of New York at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering, and received an MBA from Syracuse University. He is also a graduate of Harvard’s Advanced Management Program. He spent thirty years at Niagara Mohawk, the last twelve as Vice President. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Management at Keuka College. He is also a consultant to the nuclear industry. He has written four novels: The Kept Secret, The Soma Man, Death’s Revenge, and Last Witness. A lifelong resident of central New York, he lives there with his family and is currently working on his next book.

Stop out and see Stan Wilczek at CNY Arts Center on 6/5/2016 at 2:00pm. You can check out and purchase Stan's work at his website: http://www.stanwilczekjr.com/index.html

Frankie Y. Bailey is a criminal justice professor at UAlbany (SUNY). She is the author, co-author, or co-editor of a number of non-fiction books. She is the 2010 recipient of the George N. Dove Award for her research on mystery and crime fiction. She has been nominated for several other awards, including the Edgar, Agatha, and Anthony, and is the winner of a Macavity Award for African American Mystery Writers (2008). She has five books and two published short stories in a mystery series featuring crime historian Lizzie Stuart. One of the short stories (“In Her Fashion”) was published in the July 2014 issue of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine. The Red Queen Dies (Minotaur Books, September 2013) was her first book featuring Detective Hannah McCabe in a near-future police procedural set in Albany, New York. A second McCabe book, What the Fly Saw, was published in March 2015. Frankie is a former Executive Vice President of Mystery Writers of America and a past national president of Sisters in Crime. She is currently at work on a nonfiction book about dress, appearance, and American criminal justice. She is also working on her next mystery novel and on a historical thriller set in 1939.

Visit Frankie's Website at:  www.frankieybailey.com