New Wave Crime was founded and is edited by Chantelle Aimée Osman, former editor-in-chief of RT Book Reviews and a freelance editor for more than 10 years. She is also the co-host of the Crime Friction podcast as well an instructor at the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, Authors at Large and LitReactor. She is the author of the nonfiction series on writing The Quick and Dirty Guide To… and has published works of short fiction and served as editor for several anthologies. She is currently editing an episodic thriller, Serial Killer, featuring such authors as Jeffery Deaver, Eoin Colfer and Jason Starr. She was named a Left Coast Crime Guest of Honor in 2016 and will be keynote speaker at CCWC 2018.