Writers Retreat Recap with Yasmin Angoe

  • Saturday, November 18, 2023
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Zoom


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Capitol Crimes Writers Retreat Recap with Yasmin Angoe

Please join us as bestselling author and developmental editor Yasmin Angoe recaps her reflections and experiences working with attendees at Capitol Crimes’ October Writing Retreat at the Mercy Center in Auburn.

Yasmin Angoe is the Anthony-nominated author of the critically acclaimed thrillers Her Name Is Knight and They Come At Knight of the Nena Knight series. She is a first-generation Ghanaian American and, in 2020, received the Eleanor Taylor Bland Award for Emerging Writers of Color from Sisters in Crime. 

Yasmin’s books were an Amazon Best Book of the Month for Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, and an Editor’s Pick. Her work has received numerous recognitions, was on a billboard in Times Square, Best Of lists, and a Library Journal Starred Review. Her Name Is Knight has appeared in the New York Times Book Review, OprahDaily.com, POPSUGAR, Nerd Daily, the Washington Independent Review of Books, The Guardian, and other platforms.

The Nena Knight series has been optioned for a TV series by Ink Factory and Fifth Season and is currently in development.

Yasmin is a proud member of several prestigious organizations, such as Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, Crime Writers of Color, International Thriller Writers, and the Women’s National Book Association. 

Yasmin is a former English teacher and lives in South Carolina with her husband Vincent and their four children.

To learn more about Yasmin, please visit her website or her social media links:

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