Category Archives: Sisters in Crime

SheKilda 3…where a criminally good time was had by all

This post is based on an article that appeared on the Sisters in Crime Australia website, with editorial comments as noted. Sisters in Crime celebrated its 25th birthday in style at SheKilda3: One-day Crime Spree at St Kilda Town Hall … Continue reading

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Davitt Awards 2014 Winners

Sisters in Crime Australia last night presented the 14th Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women. Although my shortlisted novel The Dying Beach didn’t win Best Adult Novel, I was delighted to see the prize go to one of my favourite Australian … Continue reading

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Death in July wrap up

I’m still on a high following Death in July. That sounds so wrong, but it feels so right. This inaugural festival to celebrate Australian women’s crime fiction in Ballarat, a collaboration between Sisters in Crime and Ballarat Writers was by all … Continue reading

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Festival: Death in July

Next weekend I head to Ballarat for Death in July: A Festival of Women’s Crime Writing. A collaboration between Sisters in Crime Australia and Ballarat Writers Inc, Death in July is a celebration of Australian women’s crime writing designed to get the blood pumping despite … Continue reading

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Sisters in Crime: Across all worlds

I am very excited to be part of Sisters in Crime: Across all worlds, a panel discussion to be chaired by one of my favourite Australian crime writers Leigh Redhead, this Friday 19 July 2013. I’ll be sharing the panel with … Continue reading

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Jump cuts

I’m excited to announce that my short story ‘The Teardrop Tattoos’, has been shortlisted for the 2011 Sisters in Crime Scarlet Stiletto Awards. The story is a change of pace for me. Unlike my novels, which are set in Thailand, … Continue reading

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SheKilda all right

A couple of things struck me–fortunately neither a blunt object nor a stiletto–at the SheKilda Australian Women’s Crime Convention in Melbourne last weekend. So many women, including distinguished and established writers, talked about their fears and doubts when it came … Continue reading

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