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John Scheinman: Bal Harbour Blues (In Conversation with Sarah Pekkanen)

The Ivy Bookshop is looking forward to an energetic conversation featuring John Scheinman and his comic crime noir novel Bal Harbour Blues! We're thrilled that John will be joined in conversation by the inimitable Sarah Pekkanen.

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John Scheinman, the last turf beat writer for The Washington Post, is a two-time Eclipse Award winner for excellence in writing about thoroughbred racing. His Eclipse-winning pieces, “Memories of a Master” for The Blood-Horse and "Rebel With a Cause" for the Paulick Report, also were named notable stories in “The Best American Sports Writing” anthology series. The comic crime noir "Bal Harbour Blues" is his first public fiction. A graduate of American University, he studied writing with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Henry Taylor and improvisational comedy and performance at The Theatre Lab in Washington. In the early 2000s, he co-produced and wrote sketch comedy for "The 11 O'Clock Show" at the Warehouse Theater in Washington. He made his standup comedy debut in 2019 at the DC Improv Comedy Club. Scheinman began his journalism career at The Ring, “The Bible of Boxing.” Hlives in Baltimore.

SARAH PEKKANEN is the #1 New York times bestselling co-author of four novels of suspense including The Wife Between Us, and the internationally and USA Today bestselling author of eight solo novels. A former investigative journalist and award-winning feature writer, her work has been published in numerous national magazines and newspapers. She lives just outside of Washington, D.C. with her family.






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Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 6:00pm


The Ivy Bookshop, Back Patio, 5928 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21209

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