Writers Speak Welcomes Jonathan Santlofer

Jonathan Santlofer. Clarke Tolton photo

Crime writer and memoirist Jonathan Santlofer will read from and discuss his work during the Writers Speak Wednesdays series on November 7, starting at 7 p.m., at Stony Brook Southampton.

Author of the international bestselling novel, “The Death Artist, as well as “Color Blind,” “The Killing Art,” “The Murder Notebook” and “Anatomy of Fear” — which won the Nero Award for best crime novel of 2009 — Santlofer recently created and edited The New York Times Notable Book, “It Occurs To Me that I Am America,” a collection of original work by more than 50 of today’s best known authors and artists. His most recent memoir, “The Widower’s Notebook,” is now available from Penguin Random House Books.

The reading will be preceded by a reception at 6:30 p.m. and followed by a Q&A and book signing in Duke Lecture Hall on the first floor of Chancellors Hall at Stony Brook Southampton, located at 39 Tuckahoe Road in Southampton.

Admission is free. For more information, call (631) 632-5030 or visit stonybrook.edu/mfa.