Chris Wiltz




Chris Wiltz, recipient of the 2013 Louisiana Writer Award, is a native New Orleanian and author of six books: Shoot the Money, The Last Madam: A Life in the New Orleans Underworld, Glass House, The Emerald Lizard: A Neal Rafferty Mystery, A Diamond Before You Die: A Neal Rafferty New Orleans Mystery and The Killing Circle. She also wrote the documentary Backlash: Race and the American Dream, which aired on PBS. She has been a visiting writer-in-residence at Loyola and Tulane universities.





11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
State Library Second Floor Meeting Room
Out of the Easy



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