Four professionals - a physician, nurse, police officer and author - will make presentations at the fourth annual JPL Mystery Readers / Writers Literary Festival from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie. The purpose of the seminar is to connect readers and writers of crime fiction with medical and crime prevention professionals who can add veracity and provide basic information about real life crime scenarios.
The festival is intended not just for mystery writers but for readers as well. This event is free of charge and is open to the public.
9:30 to 10:45 a.m. - Physician William Hill, Suicide and PTSD
11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. - Nurse Anne Troy, Forensic Nursing
12:30 to 1:45 p.m. - Officer Michael Verrett, Homicide Investigation and Police Sketching
2 p.m. - Author Constance Adler, Guided Meditation and the Creative Process