The Dry (Pan Macmillan) by Melbourne author Jane Harper took out two awards at Sisters in Crime’s 17th Davitt Awards for best crime books by women on Saturday night (26 August) at Melbourne’s Thornbury Theatre. Her debut novel won Davitts for Best Adult Novel and Readers’ Choice, as judged by the 600 members of Sisters
Proudly supported by Swinburne University of Technology, Department of Media and Communication Frock up and come to see the multi-talented Hilary Bonney present Sisters in Crime’s 17th Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women. Prior to the presentations, she will discuss her own life in crime with Professor Sue Turnbull, Sisters in Crime’s ambassador.
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.
All are invited to the 2nd Noir at the Bar Melbourne, Grub Street Bookshop, 379 Brunswick St, Fitzroy. Five cool Noir fiction readings from Des Murray, Jessica Currie, Annie Hauxwell, Iain Ryan and Laura Elizabeth Woollett. Cheap drinks and books for sale. See you there.
Bonnier Publishing Australia, home to Five Mile and Echo imprints, is now the proud sponsor of the $1500 first prize in the 24th Scarlet Stiletto Awards, Sisters in Crime Australia’s annual short story competition. Publishing director Kay Scarlett said it was not just the similarity in names that had spurred her and Bonnier Publishing Australia
Launch of the latest novel by bestselling Australian crime writer Melissa Pouliot, Found, plus much much more. Inspired by the real life disappearance of the author’s cousin Ursula Barwick 30 years ago, Found picks up the story of teenage runaway Annabelle Brown, who we first meet in Pouliot’s international #1 bestseller Write About Me. In 1988, Annabelle vanishes in the rugged
Hitting the target: Swinburne University of Technology’s Media and Communication Department to sponsor Sisters in Crime’s 17th Davitt Awards
Swinburne University of Technology’s Media and Communication Department is to sponsor Sisters in Crime’s 17th Davitt Awards for best crime books by Australian women. Dr Carolyn Beasley, the acting department chair, declares it is a neat fit. “The Davitt Awards have become an institution on the crime writing scene and are an essential recognition of
“THE CASE IS COLD. ALL HOPE IS LOST. SUDDENLY, THE FUTURE COLLIDES WITH THE PAST.” Join us as the National Missing Persons Coordination Centre launches the latest novel by bestselling Australian crime writer Melissa Pouliot, Found. Inspired by the real life disappearance of the author’s cousin Ursula Barwick 30 years ago, Foundpicks up the story of teenage runaway
Sarah Bailey talked to Robyn Walton, national co-convenor of Sisters in Crime Australia, about her debut novel The Dark Lake (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2017) Hello Sarah and congratulations on the very positive reviews you’ve been receiving. Your debut novel is being likened to Jane Harper’s successful first novel, The Dry. How are you feeling?
London-born Australian Lesley Truffle has traveled extensively and worked in London and Japan. At present she’s living in a garret in Melbourne. She’s worked as a secondary teacher, photographer, hotel maid, fringe actor and in art galleries, bars, nightclubs and other jobs too ghastly to mention. While exhibiting her art photography in Melbourne galleries Lesley