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McDermid reveals 2020 New Blood list of crime-writing talent

Val McDermid has revealed her 2020 “New Blood” list of hotly tipped crime-writing talent, featuring Deepa Anappara and Elizabeth Kay. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 03:04:34 UTC ]
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Mackesy's The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse re-takes top spot

Charlie Mackesy’s The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse (Ebury) has cantered back into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, boomeranging back up after Val McDermid’s How the Dead Speak (Sphere) knocked it from the top a week ago.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 23:13:36 UTC ]
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McDermid's How the Dead Speak hits the top spot

Val McDermid’s How the Dead Speak (Sphere) has knocked Charlie Mackesy’s The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse (Ebury) from the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, with 16,856 copies sold for its first full week on sale. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 10:19:09 UTC ]
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Detection Club A-list for Howdunit title

More than 50 crime authors and members of the Detection Club, including Ian Rankin, Mick Herron and Val McDermid, will contribute to a HarperCollins-published title about crime writing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-18 00:21:04 UTC ]
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International Literature Showcase: writers of colour

The International Literature Showcase is a partnership between the National Centre for Writing and British Council. It aims to showcase amazing writers based in the UK to programmers, publishers and teachers of literature in English around the world. To do so, we have invited six leading writers... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-10-05 10:05:02 UTC ]
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McDermid unveils her pick of the top 10 LGBTQI+ writers in UK

Val McDermid has revealed her choice for the 10 most compelling LGBTQI+ writers working in the UK today, with a list including Fiona Mozley and Kirsty Logan. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-10 10:59:42 UTC ]
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International Literature Showcase: LGBTQI+ writers

The International Literature Showcase is a partnership between the National Centre for Writing and British Council. It aims to showcase amazing writers based in the UK to programmers, publishers and teachers of literature in English around the world. To do so, we have invited six leading writers... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-08-10 10:05:02 UTC ]
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Little, Brown unlocks Crime Vault at Harrogate

Little, Brown will be taking over part of the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in July with its Crime Vault, including an appearance from Val McDermid. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-08 19:12:01 UTC ]
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Val McDermid to play Glastonbury with Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers

The Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers will play at Glastonbury, in what lead singer Val McDermid described as “a bit like a fairy story”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McDermid, Bauer and Turton make Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel longlist

Val McDermid, Belinda Bauer and Stuart Turton are among the 18 authors on this year’s Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel longlist. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rowling backs Killer Women's BAME and working class support scheme

Female crime writing group Killer Women is launching a scheme to support emerging authors from BAME and working-class backgrounds, endorsed by J K Rowling, Ann Cleeves, Val McDermid and Martina Cole. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones says it can't pay living wage, as 1,300 authors support staff appeal

Managing director says book chain ‘simply not profitable enough’, as Sally Rooney, Val McDermid and other authors write to protestMore than 1,300 writers including Kerry Hudson, David Nicholls, Sally Rooney, Michael Rosen and Val McDermid have backed a campaign for Waterstones booksellers to be... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Val McDermid | 'My relationship with the landscape has always been very strong'

Val McDermid has turned to non-fiction to chronicle the role her native country and its landscapes have played in her crime fiction backlist to date.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rankin and McDermid urge halt to Scottish arts cuts

Leading Scottish writers including Ian Rankin, Val McDermid and Denise Mina have called on the Scottish government to halt potentially "devastating" cuts to arts and literature for "the good of everyone in Scotland". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: Hachette job sees McDermid hit number one

Val McDermid has gone straight to number one in her first appearance in The Bookseller’s Weekly E-Book Ranking. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McDermid and Horowitz join Noirwich Crime Fest's 'killer' line-up

Val McDermid, Anthony Horowitz and Martina Cole have been confirmed on the killer line-up for the fourth Noirwich Crime Writing Festival. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rankin, McDermid and Levy named new RSL fellows

Authors Ian Rankin, Val McDermid and Deborah Levy are among a roster of starry names made new Royal Society of Literature fellows for 2017. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McDermid and MacBride feature in Bloody Scotland's first 'chilling' fiction

Val McDermid, Christopher Brookmyre, Denise Mina and Stuart MacBride will feature in crime festival Bloody Scotland's first ever book of fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McDermid, Herron and Durrant compete for Theakston Crime Novel of the Year

The shortlist for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year pits "Queen of Crime" Val McDermid's 30th novel against an espionage thriller by Mick Herron, as well as Chris Brookmyre's "celtic Gone Girl".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Val McDermid writes apocalyptic Radio 4 drama about antibiotic resistance

Val McDermid has written an apocalyptic science thriller on the failure of antibiotics for BBC Radio 4, entitled "Resistance". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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