Ona Russell

Fiction Writer

N/A
Solana Beach, CA 92075

Author's Bio

I lecture and write on "Literature and the Law," and am a novelist. My historical mysteries are situated in the 1920s, against the backdrop of a celebrated legal trial--the latest, THE NATURAL SELECTION, involves the Scopes "monkey" trial.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
The Natural Selection (Sunstone Press, 2008)
,
O'Brien's Desk (Sunstone Press, 2004)
Prizes won: 

Finalist for THE NATURAL SELECTION in: 2009 California Book Awards, fiction category; 2009 San Diego Book Awards, mystery category; 2009 Next Generation Indie Awards, historical fiction category.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Jewish
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Los Angeles
Raised in: 
Whittier, CA
California
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Last update: Jun 11, 2009