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Meet Scandi-crime author Sissel-Jo Gazan in conversation with P D Martin

Danish crime writer Sissel-Jo Gazan talks to P D Martin about her best-selling books and how Denmark is contributing to the Nordic Noir crime wave. Gazan is the author of seven novels including The Dinosaur Feather, and The Arc of the Swallow. She is currently working on a new novel that investigates the child abuse scandals in relation

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Sisters in Crime Australia’s 25th Scarlet Stiletto Awards close 31 August 2018

Sisters in Crime Australia’s 25th Scarlet Stiletto Awards offer almost $10,000 is on offer in prize money. For the first time, Swinburne University of Technology is sponsoring the first prize. There are two brand-new awards on offer this year: Writers Victoria Crime and Punishment Award ($660) for the story with the most satisfying retribution (the winner

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Bookings for the 18th Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women now close 8.30pm Thursday 9 August

  Sisters in Crime – 18th Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women – 6pm Saturday 11 August   Swinburne University of Technology The George Building, Level 2, 34 Wakefield Street, Hawthorn Proudly supported by Swinburne University of Technology, Department of Media and Communication and the Danish Arts Foundation  Frock up and join us for

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Frankston Library – Author talk with Danish crime writer, Sissel-Jo Gazan

Danish crime writer Sissel-Jo Gazan is a biology graduate from the University of Copenhagen and author of seven novels. The Dinosaur Feather, a scientific thriller was her breakthrough crime book and has been published in twelve countries. The Danish Broadcasting Corporation named it the Danish Novel of the Decade and Wall Street Journal listed it as

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Open invitation – Book launch: After the Lights Go Out

After the Lights Go Out is an utterly gripping new YA novel from Lili Wilkinson – a disaster survival story about a family of Doomsday preppers. What happens when the lights go off after what might truly be an end-of-the-world event? Come along to the novel’s launch and to hear Wilkinson in conversation with fellow author

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Hemmeligheder – the secret of writing mystery – a talk (in Danish) by Danish author Sissel-Jo Gazan

Sisters in Crime Australia and Denmark House are proud to present Hemmeligheder – the secret of writing mystery – a talk  (in Danish) by Danish author Sissel-Jo Gazan Thursday 2 August 6 pm at Denmark House Enjoy a communal 2 course meal $35 per person, drinks on consumption. Gazan, a biology graduate from the University of

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Registrations open for Rotorua Noir: New Zealand’s first-ever crime festival

Seventy-five years ago Dame Ngaio Marsh crafted one of the Golden Age’s most startling deaths, with the victim lured to his end in a thermal mud pool. Next January, crime writers from several countries will be gathering near the crime scene on New Zealand’s volcanic plateau for Rotorua Noir, the inaugural New Zealand crime and thriller writing festival. Rotorua Noir will

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Vale Mary-Ann Metcalf, a founder of Sisters in Crime Australia

It is with great sadness that Sisters in Crime Australia notes the death of Mary-Ann Metcalf on 22 July, at the age of 61. Secretary and National Co-convenor, Carmel Shute, said Mary-Ann’s shared enthusiasm for crime writing was critical to the formation of the organisation. “Mary-Ann and I knew each other from the lefty International

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Small Towns, Big Crowds

Almost 100 crime fans crammed into South Melbourne’s Rising Sun Hotel for Sisters in Crime’s Small Towns, Big Secrets, Criminal Intentions event on 20 July. The theme obviously struck a chord and writers Sue Williams, Kerry McGinnis and Aoife Clifford certainly knew how to play it. Under the gentle probing of compere and fellow author,

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Small Towns, Big Secrets, Criminal Intentions

Sue Williams, Aoife Clifford and Kerry McGinnis talk to Hazel Edwards about how crime can stalk dusty country roads as readily as the mean streets of the big cities. Live and Let Fry (Text Publishing) is the third book by Sue Williams to feature Cass Tuplin, proprietor of the Rusty Bore Takeaway (and unlicensed private

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