QBD Books have been a great supporter of mine as my debut novel Dirt Town has made its way into the world. That’s why I was tickled pink to be asked to speak with Garry Disher about the latest instalment in the Hirsch series, Day’s End as part of QBD’s Crime Club series (they haveContinue reading “Watch/listen: Interview with Garry Disher.”
Very pleased to see that Dirt Town has made the end of year ‘Crime and Thriller’ round-up over at Booktopia: a list of 2022’s best Australian and international titles. To be included along with a veritable roll-call of writers I admire is pretty cool, and I urge you to check out the full list, below!
A wonderful and thoughtful review of the North American edition of my novel came in today. I thoroughly enjoyed this take on it. “One thing that becomes apparent is that the adults and children might as well be living in different worlds. The children have their own rivalries and fears, which impact events in waysContinue reading “Read: Lis Angus reviews Dirt Creek”
Friday 18 November, 2022. This Friday, I’ll be in conversation with Jeremy Clarke, owner of The Absolutely Superb Bibliothèque and Occasional Wine Bar (what a great name!), from 6pm. The wonderful Australian-small-town venue regularly host authors and musicians and all things nice, so join their mailing list now for all the information and special offers.
28 – 30 October, 2022. HeadLand Writers Festival is a celebration of reading, writing, sharing stories and indulging the mind. Across three days in October, the spectacular Tathra Headland will serve as a backdrop to an abundance of author in-conversations, panels, workshops, poetry breakfasts, theatre and music performances. I’m delighted to be in conversation withContinue reading “Upcoming event – HeadLand Writers Festival, NSW.”
My wonderful UK publisher, Pan Macmillan, had me do a quick Q&A when I visited their offices in London. You can watch the resulting video below!
21 – 23 October, 2022. Tickets are on sale now for the 2022 Blue Mountains Writers’ Festival, held over three days in a range of beautiful venues in Katoomba, including the iconic Carrington Hotel . On the Festival Saturday, I’m appearing in conversation with Chris Hammer in the event ‘Outback Noir‘. “Join Hayley Scrivenor, theContinue reading “Upcoming event – Blue Mountains Writers Festival, NSW.”
AUTHOR Q & A with Hayley Scrivenor and Julie Keys – Wollongong Library, Thursday 13 October, 6-7pm. Local author Hayley Scrivenor will be talking about Dirt Town, her debut novel which won the Kill Your Darlings Unpublished Manuscript Award and was shortlisted for the Penguin Literary Prize. In conversation with Julie Keys, they will discuss the book’sContinue reading “Upcoming event – Wollongong, NSW Australia”
Friday 30 September 2022, 1.20pm. It’s almost time for my second appearance at an international writers’ festival for Dirt Town! Capital Crime takes place over three days in Battersea Park in London, and I can’t wait! Event 10: Whose Crime is it Anyway? Global Goliaths vs Domestic Dynamos Capital Crime’s unique debut quiz pits teamsContinue reading “Upcoming event – Capital Crime, UK.”
Friday 16 September 2022, 10.30am. I’m very excited for my first international writers’ festival for Dirt Town! I’ll be travelling to Stirling, near Edinburgh, and I can’t wait for this discussion. “This event, author Alex Gray’s choices as the best debuts of the year, is quickly becoming one of the most coveted spots in crimeContinue reading “Upcoming event – Bloody Scotland, UK.”