K.M. Pohlkamp will discuss Locusta, the world's first serial killer from Gaul and poisoner of Emperor Claudius. Locusta was the inspiration for her novel, Apricots and Wolfsbane ($16), which follows the career of a female poison assassin in Tudor England.
K.M. Pohlkamp is a blessed wife, proud mother of two young children, and a flight controller for NASA in Mission Control. A Cheesehead by birth, she now resides in Texas and writes to maintain her sanity.