women’s writing

Crime and cocktails: Sisters in Crime at Port Phillip Seniors Festival

B M Carroll will be talking to Tara Mitchell about her latest book, Who We Were (Allen & Unwin, 2020), a suburban noir thriller about a school reunion that goes badly wrong. Bring out your inner mixologist – bloody or virgin, cocktail or mocktail – and watch this live, online event, 6-7pm Friday 16 October.

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Val McDermid to present 20th Davitt Awards

Proudly supported by Swinburne University of Technology, Department of Media and Communication   Sisters in Crime Australia is thrilled that Val McDermid, Tartan Noir Queen and long-time Sisters friend, will present its 20th Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women and published in 2019. In a special online ceremony, Val will announce

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Geelong Regional Libraries – Rachael Brown and Vikki Petraitis – Lawyer X

Join Geelong Regional Libraries for this special preview event ahead of the 2020 Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival. On the panel are ABC investigative reporter and creator of new podcast Trace 2: The Informer, Rachael Brown, and author of Cops, Drugs, Lawyer X and Me, award-winning true crime writer, Vikki Petraitis. They will be joined by

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Kerry Greenwood: award-winning author, barrister, baker

Sisters in Crime is totally delighted that Kerry Greenwood is the guest of honour for this week’s Murder Mondays interview with national co-convenor, Karina Kilmore. Kerry was a founding member of Sisters in Crime and took part in the debate which launched our organisation in 1991. Kerry has won four Davitt Awards and she is

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Geelong Regional Libraries author event with Belinda Alexandra

Join Geelong Regional Libraries for one of its free, popular online author events. Belinda Alexandra will be discussing  her latest novel, The Mystery Woman, with Geelong author Sue Lawson. In a small town, everyone is watching … this is a story of secrets, scandal and betrayal in 1950s small town Australia. Against the backdrop of

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Val McDermid to present 20th Davitt Awards

Proudly supported by Swinburne University of Technology, Department of Media and Communication   Sisters in Crime Australia is thrilled that Val McDermid, Tartan Noir Queen and long-time Sisters friend, will present its 20th Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women and published in 2019. In a special online ceremony, Val will announce the

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INTERNATIONAL BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival

BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival Goes International Don’t miss the world’s best crime writers in BAD’s virtual 4-day crime fest; Thursday 10-Sunday 13 September. Hear from top crime writers like Ann Cleeves, Kathy Reichs, Karin Slaughter, Camilla Lackberg,  Nikki French, Jo Nesbø,  Don Winslow and more in a crime extravaganza.  SESSIONS $10 FESTIVAL PASS $50 TICKETS

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Petronella McGovern: writer, marketing and communications expert

Sydney-based writer Petronella McGovern is this week’s guest of honour in the Murder Mondays interview conducted by Sisters in Crime national co-convenor, Karina Kilmore.  (Click on the image below to go to the YouTube recording.)           Petronella is fascinated by people – what makes us tick, how we view the world,

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Queensland Chapter event with author, J P Powell

The Queensland Chapter of Sisters in Crime will be joined online by author J P Powell for its September meeting: 7pm Wednesday 2 September. Judy’s debut novel, The Brisbane Line, is set in Brisbane during World War II: As WWII ravages the world and the Japanese Empire has set its sights on Australia, the Americans

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Heather Rose: award-winning writer, public speaker & writing mentor

Sisters in Crime Australia is delighted that Tasmanian award-winning writer Heather Rose, was available to speak to national co-convenor, Karina Kilmore, for this week’s Murder Mondays interview.  (Click on the image below to go to the YouTube recording.)       Heather is also a public speaker, writing mentor and a teacher of creativity and

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