Tag Archives: Ellie Marney

Davitt Awards 2015

Reproduced with permission from the Sisters in Crime Australia Inc website. I’ll add that it was a genuine pleasure on the awards night to interview Sophie Hannah, and elicit her advice to aspiring writers, which boiled down to, ‘Say yes … Continue reading

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Author blog hop

It’s my pleasure today to participate in the Meet My Character blog hop tour at the invitation of my Text Publishing stablemate Anne Buist. Anne is a shocking overachiever. Chair of Women’s Mental Health at the University of Melbourne, she … 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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Davitt Awards 2014 shortlist

Sisters in Crime Australia yesterday announced its shortlist for its 14th Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women, and I was thrilled to learn that The Dying Beach made this year’s shortlist for Best Adult Novel. It’s the first time a novel of … Continue reading

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Festival: Melbourne Writers Festival 2014

I am delighted to be chairing three crime panels at this year’s Melbourne Writers Festivals and, frankly, it’s an embarrassment of riches. I get to interview David Whish-Wilson and Adrian McKinty and Welsh author John Williams all on the same panel. Then a week … 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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