News and Updates

April meeting of Sisters in Crime Brisbane Chapter:

When: Saturday, 13 April, 2013

Time: 12:30pm - 2:30pm. (room booked until 3:00pm)

Where: State Library of Queensland,

Address: Cultural Centre, Stanley Place, South Bank, South Brisbane

Meeting Room 4.D, level 4.
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March meeting: Saturday, 2 March, 12:30pm - 2:30pm. (room booked until 3:00pm)

Where: State Library of Queensland,

Address: Cultural Centre, Stanley Place, South Bank, South Brisbane

Meeting Room 4.D, level 4.
Who: Sisters in Crime...

 

Making Fiction History: Using the Past to Build Your World

Queensland Writers' Centre Masterclass

 

A one-day masterclass focused on exploring the places, cultures and characters of yesteryear to enrich your writing. It is a great opportunity to develop any work that utilises historical...

 
Come and celebrate a fantastic year of crime writing and reading in Queensland - all welcome! (including Brothers in Law and Partners in Crime)
Date: Thursday 13th December
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Venue: Avid Reader Bookstore, 193 Boundary St, West End, Brisbane 
Cost per person: $8
Includes:...

 

Searching for (crime) writers

Queensland Writers Centre is hosting an intimate evening of wine, cheese,
and chats with Peter Rose, editor of the Australian Book Review.

Peter has been editing ABR for over 10 years, and in...

2011 was a cracker of a year for the Brisbane Chapter of Sisters in Crime. Read all about it on Critical Mass, the Arts Queensland blog, in this great post by sister-in-crime Liz Navratil.

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WHITE GOLD by Rachel Amphlett

A conspiracy that will end alternative energy research; an organisation killing to protect its interests – and a bomb that will change eco-terrorism forever.

Local author Rachel Amphlett draws the reader into the shadowy world of corporate terrorism in her debut thriller, ‘White Gold’.

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A panel of Brisbane writers - Garrett Russell, Maureen Whitehead and Pat Noad - will discuss why they turned to crime (writing).

Hear these authors talk about their profession, why they opted for a career of writing crime novels, how they get started on a story and many more valuable crime writing tips.

Wednesday 27 July 10:30am - Chermside Library

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Police Museum Sunday Lecture Series

June 26

11am - 12.30pm

Brisbane Outrage: the 1927 bombing of the C.I.B building

Criminals are always thinking of ways to outsmart the police. On August 14, 1927, two such criminals by the names of  Fitzgerald and Orchard...

http://www.qwc.asn.au/ProgramsProjects/NationalProgram/HachetteManuscriptDevelopmentProgram.aspx

Queensland Writers Centre and Hachette Australia are thrilled to announce their Manuscript Development Program, which gives emerging Australian writers career-making opportunities...