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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Nikesh Shukla and Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers to appear at first Paisley Book Festival

Author Nikesh Shukla will join broadcaster Kirsty Wark to headline the inaugural Paisley Book Festival in February 2020, with contributions also coming from Emma Jane Unsworth and the Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 15:25:12 UTC ]
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Terpstra and Richardson to be 'Noirwich' crime festival writers in residence

Noirwich Crime Writing Festival has today confirmed Anita Terpstra and Paddy Richardson will be its Unesco City of Literature virtual writers in residence for 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-18 15:45:42 UTC ]
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Michaela Coel plays the first on-screen writer I can relate to | Candice Carty-Williams

I May Destroy You skewers the weirdness of fandom and captures just how terrifying the publishing industry can beMichaela Coel’s critically acclaimed new TV series I May Destroy You (BBC One), the journey of a young woman uncovering and trying to deal with sexual trauma, is a show that I fall... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-11 07:00:06 UTC ]
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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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Newcastle crime writers create anthology for NHS

A group of crime writers have collaborated to produce a short story collection during the UK lockdown, with all proceeds to go to NHS Charities Together. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-16 04:47:00 UTC ]
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Crime writers launch anthology for Samaritans during Covid-19 crisis

A group of crime writers are publishing a digital short story anthology to help raise funds for charity Samaritans in the light of the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-20 05:15:57 UTC ]
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10 crime writers to read while under house arrest

Authors Steph Cha and Joe Ide swapped crimes stories and favorite books during the L.A. Times Book Club's first virtual event. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-01 16:56:22 UTC ]
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Brian De Palma and Susan Lehman deliver a silly, fun pastiche of hard-boiled crime fiction

“Are Snakes Necessary?” is exactly what you’d expect from a maestro of violent sexploitation. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-24 19:16:42 UTC ]
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New direction for crime writer V B Grey with Quercus

Crime writer Isabelle Grey is publishing a new novel with Quercus, Tell Me How It Ends, exploring the relationship between two women who share a dark past. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-19 20:22:02 UTC ]
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Ruth Ware and Abir Mukherjee join Vintage writers for Crypt-based crime evening

Vintage hosted crime showcase in the atmospheric Crypt of St Martin-in-the-Fields in London featuring authors such as Ruth Ware, Abir Mukherjee and Denise Mina. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 09:27:58 UTC ]
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Being a crime writer doesn’t mean I condone murder. Do I even have to say it? | Garry Disher

Every now and then I encounter people who can’t suspend disbelief. They ask how I can write about ‘such terrible things’Feeling unappreciated is your lot as a writer. Few readers; no readers. Scathing reviews; no reviews. Publishers saying, “Don’t call us, we’ll call you” or not taking a punt on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-03 17:00:27 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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Amazon imprint signs three-book series from debut crime writer Kane

Amazon Publishing imprint Thomas & Mercer has signed a three-book series from debut crime writer S W Kane. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-02 15:18:44 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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Crime writer Hannah signs new three-book deal with Orion

Crime writer Mari Hannah has landed another three-book deal with Orion Fiction that will see the return of DCI Kate Daniels. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-13 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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Herron, McDermid, Mina shortlisted for Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year

Mick Herron's lauded espionage thriller Spook Street (John Murray), already a CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger winner, has now also been shortlisted for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year (£3,000). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac pays tribute to 'gentle' crime writer Sue Grafton

Pan Macmillan has paid tribute to the late American crime writer Sue Grafton as "a giant in her field" and "an amazing author" who "cared about her readers first and last".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crime writer Sue Grafton dies

US mystery writer Sue Grafton, creator of the Alphabet series of novels featuring PI Kinsey Millhone, has died at the age of 77. She had been suffering from cancer. Pan Macmillan publisher Jeremy Trevathan told The Bookseller: "Sue Grafton was one of the bedrock authors of the Pan Macmillan... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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