The Boys’ Book Club asked Carmel Shute, the secretary of Sisters in Crime, to address its end of year dinner on 11 December. She chose the topic “What women’s crime writing tells us about the world” and here is what she said, after seeking the views of a lot of very generous members, mostly authors:
J.M. Green will be ‘in conversation’ with Sisters in Crime national co-convenor, Tara Mitchell, about Shoot Through, the third book in her Stella Hardy trilogy. Thursday, 5 December, 6:30pm to 7:30pm – Corio Library, Cox Road (cnr Moa Street), Norlane, VIC 3214 Free but please book: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/jm-green-shoot-through-corio-library-tickets-80599787133 J.M. Green is a crime writer based in Melbourne’s western suburbs.
Proving the adage ‘You can choose your friends, but not your family’, trouble befalls the protagonists in three new crime books. J M Green, Carmel Reilly and Sherryl Clark have created women who have to clean up messes created by their deadbeat brothers. They will confide all to fellow crime writer Toni Jordan: are the brothers
Scribe Publications is delighted to invite you to the launch of J.M. Green’s, Shoot Through, to be launched by Imbi Neeme: 6.30pm Monday 22 July – The Night Heron, 228 Nicholson St., Footscray Shoot Through is the 3rd in J.M. Green’s Stella hardy series set in Melbourne’s West. Free but RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Sunday Age and Sydney Morning Herald published a feature by Thuy On on Sisters in Crime, Australian women’s crime writing and the Scarlet Stiletto Awards in M Magazine (18 November). Pictured is Sally Browne and scarlet stilettos in 2009. The body of evidence is mounting and the verdict is conclusive: Australian women writers are deadly. For
On 27 October at South Melbourne’s Rising Sun, authors Emma Viskic, Anna Snoekstra and J. M. Green had fun discussing how to triumph over the second novel with Maggie Baron. Here’s a summary of their advice Emma Viskic, author of the multi-award winning Resurrection Bay and, in August, And Fire Came Down (both Bonnier Publishing)
Sisters in Crime National Co-convenor, Robyn Walton, spoke to J.M. Green, about the latest novel in her Stella Hardy series, Too Easy (Scribe, 2017). Like her social worker sleuth, Green lives in Melbourne’s Western suburbs. J.M., congratulations on your new novel. As a reviewer commented on your first book in the Stella Hardy series, you
Sisters in Crime asked authors and convenors which two books they’d recommend for holiday reading. Here’s what they said: ANN BYRNE (Sisters in Crime Life Member) The Long Drop – Denise Mina (Penguin Books Australia – 2017) : The Long Drop is Denise Mina’s first foray into true crime. It is the story of Peter
Authors Emma Viskic, Anna Snoekstra and J M Green discuss how to triumph over ‘second novel syndrome’ and much much more with Maggie Baron. To be followed by the AGM. And Fire Came Down (Bonnier Publishing) Emma Viskic’s second novel, again features Caleb Zelic, a deaf private detective. When a young woman is killed after
Scribe Publications takes great pleasure in inviting members and supporters of Sisters in Crime Australia to the launch of Too Easy, the second Stella Hardy novel by Sisters in Crime member, J. M. Green. by Peter Doyle, two-time Ned Kelly winning author of Get Rich Quick and Amaze Your Friends Click here to read J.