air date: Apr 12, 2018
In this episode of Overheard, author Walter Mosley talks about writing crime fiction, book-to-movie adaptations and incorporating racial issues into his storytelling.
Walter Mosley is a best-selling author. A Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America, he has won numerous awards, including the Anisfield-Wolf Award, a Grammy, a PEN USA’s Lifetime Achievement Award and several NAACP Image awards. His books have been translated into more than twenty languages. Mosley’s short fiction has appeared in a wide array of publications, including The New Yorker, GQ, Esquire, The Los Angeles Times Magazine and Playboy, and his nonfiction has been published in The New York Times Book Review, The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek and The Nation.