In The Media

Perth-based writer Leigh Straw ​ spoke to ABC Overnights for its International Women’s Day programming (all women, all day!!) on 8 March 2017. Leigh is a crime fiction and true crime writer who lectures at the University of Notre Dame Australia. Leigh’s latest book The Worst Woman in Sydney: The Life and Crimes of Kate Leigh (NewSouth Books) has

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Garret Podcast: Carmel Bird on how she recognises a good idea

Occasional crime writer Carmel Bird’s first short story collection appeared in 1976, and she has published steadily ever since. She won the Patrick White Award in 2016 for her lifetime contribution to Australian literature. Her latest book is Family Skeleton, launched by Sisters in Crime convenor, Lindy Cameron, in 2016. This contribution includes three works shortlisted for

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Sisters in Crime celebrate 25 years – RN interview with Sue Turnbull and Melina Marchetta, 17 November 2016

Sisters in Crime, a group who champions women crime writers, is having its 25th Anniversary Convention, called SheKilda3. Topics under debate include domestic noir, detectives with a difference, unlikely heroes, mystery with history, where to draw the line in Young Adult fiction and more. Sue Turnbull, co-convenor of Sisters in Crime Australia, and author Melina

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Jane Sullivan, “Turning Pages: In celebration of feminist publishing,” The Age (Turning Pages, Spectrum), 19 November 2016

Carmen Callil was in her 20s when she moved from Australia to London to work in publishing. One day she was sitting on the floor in the flat of her friend Rosie Boycott, co-founder of the feminist magazine Spare Rib, reading a book about goddesses. There on the page was the virago, a heroic warrior

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Jane Sullivan laments the lack of Australians in a hymn to female crime writers

Turning Page column, Spectrum – The Age, 30 July 2016, p. 21. Sisters in Crime gets a big rap! Click here to read.      

Crime and the big short… list

Catch up with The Fairfax Media report on the short lists for the 2016 Davitt Awards and the Ned Kelly Awards. http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/books/bookmarks-news-and-views-from-the-book-world-20160809-gqofe2.html

Sisters in Crime vs The Brothers-in-Law – Radio National Quiz Show, 3 August 2002

Catch up with a half hour quiz show hosted by Michael Cathcart and scripted by Carmel Shute with music by Boris Connelly. The Sisters in Crime team of Sue Turnbull and Lindy Cameron slug it out with ‘Brothers-in-Law’ Shane Maloney and Andre Kable. Recorded in the backroom of at Leo’s Spaghetti Bar, St Kilda before

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Sisters in Crime vs The Brothers-in-Law – Radio National Quiz Show, 28 June 2002

Catch up with a half hour quiz show hosted by Michael Cathcart and scripted by Carmel Shute with music by Boris Connelly. The Sisters in Crime team of Sue Turnbull and Lindy Cameron slug it out with ‘Brothers-in-Law’ Shane Maloney and Andre Kable. Recorded in the backroom of at Leo’s Spaghetti Bar, St Kilda before

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