Shelley Costa

Shelley Costa is the author of the Agatha Award-nominated "You Cannoli Die Once" (Simon and Schuster, 2013) and its sequel, "Basil Instinct" (Simon and Schuster, 2014). Her mystery stories have appeared in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, "Blood on Their Hands," "The World's Finest Mystery and Crime Stories" and Crimewave (UK). In 2004 she was nominated for an Edgar Award for Best Short Story.

Shelley teaches fiction writing at the Cleveland Institute of Art. Find her at


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