Cynthia Kuhn

ck2x3Cynthia Kuhn writes the Lila Maclean Academic Mystery Series, which includes The Semester of Our Discontent (2016), an Agatha award recipient, and The Art of Vanishing (2017). Her work has also appeared in McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, Literary Mama, Copper Nickel, Prick of the Spindle, Mama PhD and other publications. Scholarly books include Self-Fashioning in Margaret Atwood’s Fiction: Dress, Culture, and Identity (2005); Styling Texts: Dress and Fashion in Literature (co-edited with Cindy Carlson, 2007); and Reading Chuck Palahniuk: American Monsters and Literary Mayhem (co-edited with Lance Rubin, 2009). She teaches English at MSU Denver and is president of Sisters in Crime-Colorado. For more information, please visit