Tag Archives: Sisters in Crime Australia

Where’s Angela?

Around the middle of each year, I put together what I call ‘The Spreadsheet of Doom’ in an effort to organise my calendar of literary and cultural events. This year didn’t look too bad, with only 30 or so commitments … Continue reading

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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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Crime writing & Festivals Part 2

The third weekend in November presents me with an embarrassment of riches. Friday, I’m in Geelong for the annual Word For Word Non-Fiction Festival, and Saturday in St Kilda for the Sisters in Crime Australia SheKilda 3: One Day Crime … Continue reading

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Scarlet Stiletto Awards 2015

I was thrilled to learn that TJ (Trish) Hamilton, whom I met at GenreCon in Brisbane last month, last night took home the coveted Scarlet Stiletto trophy. Below is the press release from Sisters in Crime Australia. T.J. Hamilton, a cop-turned-crime … Continue reading

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WA writer strikes gold in 21st Scarlet Stiletto Short Story Awards

Reproduced from the Sisters in Crime Australia website. Media release by Carmel Shute Judith Bridge (centre), a Perth-based short story writer, singer, songwriter, playwright and actor has won the HarperCollins First Prize ($1500) in Sisters in Crime Australia’s 21th Scarlet … Continue reading

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Scarlet Stiletto Awards shortlist 2014

I’m thrilled to share news that my short story, ‘The Elephant Thief’, has been shortlisted by Sisters in Crime Australia for the 2014 Scarlet Stiletto Awards. It’s the third time I’ve entered a story in the Scarlet Stiletto Awards. First time around was 1998, … Continue reading

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The Goddess of Tartan Noir

It was my great pleasure to interview the “Goddess of Tartan Noir” (we all agreed “Queen” was just too, well, royalist) Val McDermid during her recent visit to Melbourne at an event hosted by Sisters in Crime Australia in collaboration with Melbourne’s … Continue reading

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