women’s crime writing

The Mystery and History Tour with L.J.M. Owen & Lindy Cameron

L.J.M. Owen & Lindy Cameron, writers of rollicking archaeological mysteries, will be in conversation at the Prahran Mechanics Institute on Thursday August 16, 6pm. The Intermillennial Sleuth series by L.J.M. Owen series follows Dr Elizabeth Pimms, archaeologist and librarian, as she solves ancient crimes using 21st century techniques. With really cold cases and odern family secrets,

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18th Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women

Proudly supported by Swinburne University of Technology, Department of Media and Communication and the Danish Arts Foundation Frock up and join us for champagne and canapés as we present Sisters in Crime’s annual Davitt Awards with our international guest, Danish author Sissel Jo-Gazan. Harlequin Australia has kindly donated 100 proof copies  of Anna Snoekstra’s new

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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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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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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 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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Talking Turkey: Q&A with August Thomas

Robyn Walton, Sisters in Crime’s Vice-President, spoke to the wonderfully-named August Thomas about her debut book, Liar’s Candle (Simon & Schuster). Hello, August, and congratulations on the publication of Liar’s Candle. You’ve given us an espionage thriller set in contemporary Turkey, your protagonist a young woman who’s an intern at the US embassy in Ankara.

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