Tag Archives: Katherine Howell

Crime Fest, Adelaide

This weekend will see both me and my partner in crime/life Andrew Nette in Adelaide for SA Writers Centre Inc‘s inaugural Crime Fest. We’re part of a great weekend program. Saturday 27 June consists of panels, followed by a Murder … 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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Accounting for taste

At the risk of never eating lunch in this town again or at least not making invitation lists for future Davitt Awards and Stella Prize, I’m going to weigh into the debate about gender bias in Australian crime writing awards recently … 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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