Louise Penny Talks About Inspiration

Louise Penny (born 1958) is a Canadian author of mystery novels set in the province of Quebec centred on the work of Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec. She has won numerous awards for her work, including the Agatha Award for best mystery novel of the year for four consecutive years (2007–2010) and the prestigious Anthony Award. She is one of our favorite authors and we have reviewed her Bury Your Dead and A Trick of The Light here and here.

In the following interview with Vermont Public TV, she share some of here favorite authors and gives some tips to writers on how to get inspiration for their work.

If you like to read some of her Inspector Gamache stories, here are some suggestions (Click on the images).