Sarah Weinman is News Editor for Publishers Marketplace, where she works on Publishers Lunch, the industry's essential daily read with more than 40,000 subscribers, and the editor of Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives: Stories From the Trailblazers of Domestic Suspense, published by Penguin in 2013. She also contributed a chapter to the NYT bestselling serial suspense novel Inherit the Dead.
Previously she wrote "Crimewave", a more or less monthly crime fiction column for the National Post; "Dark Passages," a monthly online mystery & suspense column for the Los Angeles Times, from April 2007 through May 2011, "The Criminalist", a monthly online column for the Barnes & Noble Review, and the Baltimore Sun's crime fiction column from 2004 to 2010. Earlier in her career she reported on the book publishing industry for AOL's DailyFinance and was an editor for GalleyCat, mediabistro.com's publishing industry news blog.
Her reviews and articles have appeared in many print and web publications, including the New York Times, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Maclean's, Hazlitt, The New York Post, NYMag.com, The National Post, Quill & Quire, Tablet, The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Daily, and New Hampshire Public Radio's "Word of Mouth".
Her short fiction has appeared in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, and the anthologies DUBLIN NOIR (Akashic Books), BALTIMORE NOIR (Akashic Books), DAMN NEAR DEAD (Busted Flush Press), EXPLETIVE DELETED (Bleak House Books), and A HELL OF A WOMAN: An Anthology of Female Noir (Busted Flush Press).
In a parallel life, she completed her M.S. in Forensic Science at John Jay College of Criminal Justice of New York in February 2004 and still harbors faint hopes of actually making use of her degree someday.
Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind began in its first incarnation in October 2003, moving to more permanent digs in June 2004 before closing up shop on January 2011. The blog has been mentioned in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, the Christian Science Monitor, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Ottawa Citizen, Library Journal and the India Times Business-Standard. USA Today, in a feature on literary weblogs, proclaimed Confessions as "a respected resource for commentary on crime and mystery fiction."
She is represented by Shana Cohen at the Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency.