Workshop Faculty


Narrative Suspense Workshop

Michael Koryta is the New York Times-bestselling author of 14 novels including How It Happened, Rise the DarkLast Words, Those Who Wish Me DeadThe ProphetThe Ridge, and So Cold The River.  His books have been international bestsellers, New York Times notable books, and have won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize among other awards. He previously worked as a private investigator and an investigative reporter, winning numerous awards for his journalism before turning to fiction full-time. His experience and love of the craft of both fiction and narrative journalism will inform the narrative suspense workshop. He’s also written screenplays for Universal, 20th Century Fox, and Amazon studios. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana, and Camden, Maine, with his wife, Christine, and a motley crew of pets.

His most recent novel is If She Wakes.