March 21, 2018

Mystery author to speak at aquarium


• Who: Nevada Barr, author of Anna Pigeon mysteries

• What: Moccasin Bend Lecture Series

• When: 7 p.m. Monday

• Where: Tennessee Aquarium auditorium, 1 Broad St., Chattanooga

• Cost: Free

A mystery writer who kills to get support for national parks is the next speaker for the final talk of this year’s Moccasin Bend Lecture Series.

Nevada Barr, the award-winning writer of 17 Anna Pigeon mysteries, said she began her professional life knowing she would merge two thing she most loves: being outdoors in national parks and writing.

The author, actress and former National Park Service ranger has done just that, and