Pickens, Cathy: - Cathy Pickens is a native of South Carolina and the author of three southern mystery novels; Southern Fried, Done Gone Wrong and Hog Wild published with St. Martian Minotaur. Her previous books have been reviewed by; Publishers Weekly, Midwest Book Review, Mystery Lovers Bookshop Review and the Chicago Tribune. Cathy frequently tours for her books; she speaks for festivals, conferences and signings all over the country. Currently she is doing signings for South Carolina Sisters in Crime Chapter, Los Angeles Times Book festival, Boston Athenaeum Library, BoucherCon World Mystery Convention in Alaska, the Left Coast Crime Convention in Seattle and is the Keynote speaker for the American Assoc. of University Women in Charlotte.