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August 2019

19th Davitt Awards for best crime books by Australian women

August 31 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Rising Sun Hotel, cnr Raglan Street and Eastern Road
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205 Australia
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$60
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Proudly supported by Swinburne University of Technology, Department of Media and Communication     Frock up (or suit up) and join us for a special three-course dinner as we present the Sisters in Crime annual Davitt Awards. This year, our international guest is renowned New Zealand author Joanne Drayton, who will discuss her life in crime with author Emma Viskic before presenting the awards. This year a record 127 books written by Australian women and published in 2018 are competing…

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September 2019

Sarah to the power of two – Event Launch

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Readings St Kilda, 112 Acland Street
St Kilda, Victoria Australia
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Free

Sisters in Crime and Readings St Kilda are delighted to launch Where the dead go (Allen & Unwin), the final book in the Gemma Woodstock trilogy by Sarah Bailey and Lapse (Text Publishing), the first novel in the Clementine Jones series by Sarah Thornton.  The two Sarahs will be in conversation with Dr Robyn Walton, Sisters in Crime’s Vice-President, and then take questions and sign books. In Where the dead go, Detective Gemma Woodstock has moved to the coastal town…

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Domestic noir goes bush

September 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Rising Sun Hotel, cnr Raglan Street and Eastern Road
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205 Australia
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$10 – $22

Kylie Kaden, Petronella McGovern and Felicity McLean talk to Karina Kilmore-Barrymore about how home and family can be a cauldron for crime, bringing with it abductions, incarcerations, infidelity and missing children – even in the apparent safety of small rural and coastal towns.   Since being plucked from the Penguin Random House slush pile, Brisbane writer Kylie Kaden has become one of its internationally published authors. Her breakthrough debut novel, Losing Kate (2014), was followed by another critically acclaimed suspenseful…

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