Deborra-lee Furness

Youth writing awards: $1000 up for grabs in two Sisters in Crime’s Scarlet Stiletto Awards

It could be worth killing for…  This year Sisters in Crime is offering not one but two Scarlet Stiletto Awards for short stories by young women crime writers – the long-running Best Young Writer Award ($500) for under 19s, offered for the first time by Affirm Press, and the brand-new New Writers’ Award, open to

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Vale Liz Cameron (1937-2019)

Liz Cameron, a long-time member and supporter of Sisters in Crime died suddenly last week at the age of 82. She was one of the unsung heroes that has helped build Sisters in Crime. In 1968 Liz became matron at Tintern Girls’ Grammar. Her two daughters, Lindy and Fin, boarded there but did not live

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Shame (1988) screens at Melbourne International Film Festival

Shame, a wonderful feminist film produced in 1988 by ‘brother-in-law’ Michael Brindley, has a special screening at the Melbourne International Film Festival  – 4pm Sunday 13 August at the Forum Theatre. It will be followed by a  Q&A afterwards with actors Deborra-lee Furness and Simone Buchanan,  and director Steve Jodrell.  One woman – played by an award-winning Deborra-lee

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