Miles Corwin was an award-winning reporter for the Los Angeles Times and is the author of three critically acclaimed books: Homicide Special; And Still We Rise; winner of the Pen USA West Award for nonfiction; and The Killing Season, a national best seller.
Larry Harnisch is a leading Black Dahlia expert and writes the Daily Mirror blog for the Los Angeles Times. He contributed to the 1947project, a blog on L..A.'s criminal history.
Richard Rayner's previous books include Murder Book and The Associates. His most recent book, A Bright and Guilty Place: Murder, Corruption, and L.A.'s Scandalous Coming of Age, will be available in June.
David Ward is a professor of sociology at the University of Minnesota and served as a consultant for an investigation at Alcatraz's successor, the Federal Penitentiary at Marion, Ill. Ward's latest book is Alcatraz: The Gangster Years.