27 Mar 2021

Judy Melinek and TJ Mitchell: Husband and wife crime-writing duo

From Saturday Morning, 10:30 am on 27 March 2021

Judy Melinek is a forensic pathologist at Wellington Hospital. Her training in forensics at the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner is the subject of the memoir Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner, co-authored with her husband, writer T.J. Mitchell.

They have recently released the second Jessie Teska medical thriller Aftershock (the first was First Cut) and are appearing at events at the Auckland Writers Festival.

TJ Mitchell and  Judy Melinek

TJ Mitchell and Judy Melinek Photo: supplied / Amal Bisharat