Tag Archives: Melbourne Writers Festival 2010

MWF – not all about me

Of course, the Melbourne Writers Festival wasn’t all about me. Thanks to the childcare provided by my cousins Mary and Georgia, I was able to attend a couple of sessions in addition to the ones I appeared at (blogged here, here and here). … Continue reading

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Detectives Without Borders

My final session at the Melbourne Writers Festival 2010 was Detectives Without Borders, which saw Adrian Hyland and I talking with Joel Becker about working cross culturally and writing crime fiction, drawing on the rich material provided by culture clashes … Continue reading

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The Morning Fix

My second Melbourne Writers Festival gig was The Morning Fix at Feddish, Federation Square. Billed as a ‘stellar line-up of crime lovers’, my fellow miscreants were RJ Ellory, Peter James and Mark Dapin, with Chris Flynn as moderator. I could … Continue reading

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One Just World de-brief

What an amazing and privileged experience to be part of the One Just World forum Tuesday night at Federation Square. Sir Gus (aka Sir Gustav Nossal, AC CBE FAA FRS) opened with a quote from Irish poet and Nobel laureate … Continue reading

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One Just World

This Tuesday 31 August I have the honour of joining a panel of highly distinguished guests to discuss the topic, Health at Whose Cost! Writers on Poverty and Health. This free public forum brings together guests from the United Nations Department of … Continue reading

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Melbourne Writers Festival 2010 program

I’ve been invited to participate in three events at the 25th Melbourne Writers Festival — the equivalent for me of winning Olympic gold. I’m delighted and daunted in equal measure. Delighted by the honour and the opportunity to meet other … Continue reading

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Leaps and bounds

Today I had a bound proof of my new novel The Half-Child handed to me. This is a new experience: Behind the Night Bazaar was never produced as a bound proof, only galley sheets. But apparently a bound proof is … Continue reading

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