Sisters In Crime News

Update on SheKilda3 – starts Friday 18 November

All day and half day ticket sales to SheKilda3: One Day Crime Spree,  Sisters in Crime’s 25th anniversary convention, have now closed. Tickets for Individual Sessions are still available online and at the door on Friday night at St Kilda Library Community Room or Saturday at St Kilda Town Hall. Click here to book online. And hear all about SheKilda3 from Melina Marchetta

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Get a taste of SheKilda3 with Sue Turnbull on the TV crime drama

It criminal how early a girl has to get up to promote Sisters in Crime and its SheKilda3 25th anniversary convention on 19 November. Professor Sue Turnbull, a convenor of Sisters in Crime from 1994-2016, got up at 4am Friday 11 November to speak to Rod Quinn on ABC Radio Overnights, about the TV crime

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Shooting it out at St Kilda Town Hall. SheKilda3: One-Day Crime Spree – Sisters in Crime Australia’s 25th Anniversary Convention, 19 November

Three hundred crime fans from all over Australia are expected at SheKilda3: One-Day Crime Spree – Sisters in Crime Australia’s 25th anniversary convention on Saturday 19 November. The One-Day Crime Spree – which will actually run for A-Day-and-A-Bit – will involve 50 leading novelists, true-crime writers, screenwriters, lawyers, producers, publishers, and scholars. The ‘scene of

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Another big year for Sisters in Crime: Report on the Annual General Meeting

Sisters in Crime held its Annual General Meeting in Melbourne on 7 October 2016, following its well-attended Antarctic Noir event.  The meeting elected the following national convenors: Caz Brown, Ann Byrne, Robyn Byrne, Lindy Cameron, Vivienne Colmer, Moraig Kisler, Michaela Lobb, Pauline Meaney, Sandra Nicholson, Carmel Shute, Janice Simpson and Robyn Walton. Vivienne Colmer, a

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Chills and Thrills with Antarctic Noir

A capacity crowd turned out at Melbourne’s Rising Sun Hotel on 7 October 2016 to hear Ann Turner (Out of the Ice) and L.A. Larkin (Thirst and Devour) talk to Hazel Edwards about their new thrillers, both set in Antarctica, and why the landscape provides such an appealing, if chilling, scene of the crime.  Hazel

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Cobargo Crime Convention: Friendly, fun and refreshing

Sisters in Crime National Co-convenor, Janice Simpson, reports on the hugely successful Cobargo Crime Convention from 7-9 October. Sisters in Crime partnered with Well Thumbed Books and Four Winds to produce a weekend of women’s crime and music. Janice also gave a keynote address on behalf of Sisters in Crime. Cobargo is nestled into the

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SheKilda 3: A one-day crime spree

Sisters in Crime announces its 25th Anniversary Convention  St Kilda Town Hall ~ 19 November 2016 SheKilda3 will celebrate a quarter of a century of reading, watching, promoting and loving women’s crime writing on the page and screen. Our third national convention – for readers, writers and fans of Australian women’s crime writing – will be held in the

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A trifecta for Emma Viskic at Sisters in Crime’s 16th Davitt Awards for best crime books

Melbourne author Emma Viskic won the trifecta at Sisters in Crime’s 16th Davitt Awards for best crime books on Saturday night (27 August) at Melbourne’s Thornbury Theatre. Her debut novel, Resurrection Bay (Echo Publishing), won Davitts for Best Adult Novel, Readers’ Choice (as judged by Sisters in Crime’s 600 members) and was joint winner for

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16th annual GALA Davitt Awards Dinner

Tickets are selling fast to our premier frock-up event on Saturday 27 August, 7 pm. Liane Moriarty – global literary sensation and winner of the 2015 Davitt Award for Best Adult novel – is our special guest presenter.   She will be interrogated about her six international bestsellers by Vikki  Petraitis. The Davitt Awards, proudly supported by Booktopia, Australia’s No. 1

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Booktopia deal on Davitt Books

Booktopia, Australian pre-eminent online bookseller,which is sponsoring this year’s Sisters in Crime’s Davitt Awards for Best Crime Books, is offering a discount for most books on the Davitt long-list below. Part of the sale price goes to support Sisters in Crime. Just click here so that Booktopia knows we sent you. Davitt Awards – Long List 2016

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