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June 2022

Event Launch: Rae Cairns, author of the Good Mother

June 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robinsons Bookshop, The Glen Shop G063, The Glen Shopping Centre, 235 Springvale Rd
Glen Waverley, Vic 3150 Australia
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Free

Everyone welcome - Sydney author (and Sisters' member) Rae Cairns will be 'in conversation' with Melbourne author (and Sisters' member) Lyn Yeowart about her debut novel, The Good Mother (HarperCollins) - 7pm Thursday 30 June - Robinsons The Glen.

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July 2022

Shafted: Women in Peril

July 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rising Sun Hotel, 2 Raglan St
South Melbourne, Vic 3205 Australia
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Authors Kimberley Starr, Margaret Hickey and Vikki Petraitis will examine why and how women are too often shafted with Moraig Kisler, Sisters in Crime’s review editor. It's a live event, back at the Rising Sun in South Melbourne. Hooray!

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NSW Chapter online: Moralities and Deceptions – Justice and Justifications in Crime Writing

July 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Sisters in Crime NSW invites you to take another peek behind the curtain of criminal life
with Sydney authors Siobhan Mullany and Ann Penhallurick. Register for Zoom link. 5-6.15 pm, Sunday 24 July.

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August 2022

Sisters in Crime in the Library: Science Week

August 18 @ 6:00 pm
St Kilda Library, 150 Carlisle Street
St Kilda, Vic 3182 Australia
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Free

In partnership with Sisters in Crime Australia and Port Phillip Libraries, aspiring author and trained forensic scientist Maggie Baron speaks with authors Kimberley Starr (The Map of Night ) and Sue Williams (Death at the Belvedere) about how science provides such fertile raw material for crime and mystery novels.

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Sisters in Crime Returns to Cobargo

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cobargo School of Arts Hall, 18-20 Bermagui Rd
Cobargo, NSW 2550 Australia
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$40 – $60

Some of Australia’s most popular female crime writers will converge on the Bega Valley on Saturday 27 August for the Sisters in Crime writers’ festival. The line-up includes Candice Fox, Vikki Petraitis, Fleur Ferris, Ilsa Evans, Kay Schubach, Caroline de Costa, and Dorothy Johnston.

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BOOKED OUT! 22nd Davitt Awards Presentation

August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rising Sun Hotel, 2 Raglan St
South Melbourne, Vic 3205 Australia
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$35

Frock up (or suit up) and join us for an à la carte dinner as Louise Milligan presents Sisters in Crime’s annual Davitt Awards - 6 for 6.30 pm, Saturday 27 August, Rising Sun Hotel, South Melbourne. She'll be talking to Jacqui Horwood before presenting the awards.

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September 2022

Too close for comfort? The art of the domestic thriller

September 1 @ 6:00 pm
Sandringham Library, 2 Waltham Street
Sandringham, VIC 3191 Australia
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Free

Sisters in Crime has put together some killer library events in partnership with Bayside Library Services for September. Two top Bayside authors, Sally Hepworth and Anna George, discuss how they dig deep to expose the drama, disputes, and violence that can rip family relations and home life apart.  

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Sisters in Crime NSW presents: Mothers – how far will they go?

September 1 @ 6:00 pm
Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Road,
Glebe, NSW 2037 Australia
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$12

Join award-winning journalist and outspoken social commentator, Jane Caro, and Ned Kelly nominated debut author, Rae Cairns, in conversation with best-selling author, Pamela Hart, at Sisters in Crime NSW's first ‘real live’ event in 2022. This is your opportunity to engage in the discussion of Jane’s new psychological crime drama, The Mother, and Rae’s recently released high-paced crime novel, The Good Mother.

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The Unbelievable Vikki Petraitis

September 15 @ 6:00 pm
Brighton Library, 14 Wilson Street
Brighton, Vic 2185 Australia
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Free

Sisters in Crime has put together some killer library events in partnership with Bayside Library Services for September. Brighton author, teacher, and podcaster, Vikki Petraitis is best known for her 18 true crime books but she'll be speaking about her recently-pulished PhD novel, The Unbelieved, which won the inaugural Allen & Unwin Crime Fiction Award.

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NEW DATE: Sisters in Crime in the Library: Bodies on the beach

September 28 @ 6:00 pm
St Kilda Library, 150 Carlisle Street
St Kilda, Vic 3182 Australia
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Free

Authors Emma Viskic (Those Who Perish) and Aoife Clifford (When We Fall) will be in conversation with fellow writer, Leigh Redhead (Peepshow) , about the dead bodies which keep inconveniently washing up on beaches but are great plot devices. 

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