VIRTUAL: Gadsby's Corner - Club Member John A. Wasowicz MPA '88 Will Discuss His New Mystery Novel

In the newest entry in the Old Town mystery series, a fictional CLUE-like murder mystery unfolds at Gadsby's Tavern Museum in Old Town Alexandria. Please see our Sunday, September 25 related event:  Tour of Congressional Cemetery and visit to Gadsby's Tomb.


Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 6:00 - 7:00pm ET 

Location: Virtual via Zoom


John A. Wasowicz MPA '88, author of the Old Town mystery series, will discuss his newest work, Gadsby’s Corner, a fictional CLUE-like murder mystery that unfolds at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum in Old Town Alexandria, VA. In the middle of a “Murder in the Museum” skit, a real murder occurs, sending a prosecutor into trial mode as he interviews a group of quirky suspects to solve the crime. Wasowicz will explain how he worked with Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Society to develop the story.  

Dayna Wilkinson HBS '81, Harvardwood's Washington, DC chapter head, will lead the interview. There will be an opportunity for Q&A. 

Gadsby’s Corner may be purchased through MADE IN ALX, an Old Town store that features the artistic works of local artists, here

John Adam Wasowicz is the author of the Mo Katz legal mysteries, including Roaches Run (2021), Slaters Lane (2020), Jones Point (2019), and Daingerfield Island (2017). Wasowicz, who resides in Mt. Vernon, VA, has practiced law for over 35 years. He began his legal career as an Assistant Commonwealth Attorney in Arlington, VA. Following a decade in private practice, he began a career as a Federal attorney in 2005. Prior to earning a law degree, Wasowicz worked for the late Edward W. Brooke (R-MA) on Capitol Hill. He earned a BA in English from Windham College and holds Masters degrees in journalism from Marquette University and public administration from the Harvard Kennedy School. He earned his law degree from Catholic University in Washington, DC. Wasowicz was born and raised in Chicopee, MA.

Harvard Club Members and their guests: FREE

Tombs and Tomes Members (Congressional Cemetery's Book Club): FREE
Nonmembers: $15