Watch/listen: Barnes & Noble Midday Mystery – DIRT CREEK

I’m delighted to announce that Dirt Creek is the Barnes & Noble Mystery & Thriller pick for the month of June! This is a big deal, and it’s been so lovely to see my book featured at Barnes & Nobles across the USA. To celebrate, I’ll be chatting with Alex Segura, author of Secret Identity:Continue reading “Watch/listen: Barnes & Noble Midday Mystery – DIRT CREEK”

Upcoming event – Sydney Writers Festival, Live and Local

Saturday 27 May, 2023 I’ve got an event coming up at Wollongong Town Hall as part of Sydney Writers’ Festival – Live and Local, thanks to the South Coast Writers Centre and Merrigong Theatre! This day-long event includes a live stream of panels direct from Sydney Writers’ Festival, alongside in-person panels. I’m so excited to speakContinue reading “Upcoming event – Sydney Writers Festival, Live and Local”

Upcoming event – Brisbane Writers Festival

10-14 May, 2023. I’m heading to Brisbane today for the Brisbane Writers Festival! I’ll be appearing in two events on the Festival Saturday. The first is a panel convened by the wonderful Cass Moriarty in the morning. I’ll be chatting about small town crime with Garry Disher, Kerry McGinnis and Sean Wilson. In the evening,Continue reading “Upcoming event – Brisbane Writers Festival”

Upcoming event – The New Crime Wave, Gordon Library, NSW

Thursday, 09 March 2023 | 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM. Very much looking forward to this event, where I’ll be in conversation with Fiona Kelly McGregor (who’s wonderful book Iris has just been longlisted for the Stella) and Benjamin Stevenson (whose larger-than-life novel is set to become a major HBO series). Join us as weContinue reading “Upcoming event – The New Crime Wave, Gordon Library, NSW”

Upcoming event – Perth Festival, WA.

23 – 26 February, 2023. I’m delighted to have been invited to head along to Perth to participate in the Literature and Ideas stream of this year’s Perth Festival! I’ll be appearing in three events with a handful of astonishing writers (including Dervla McTiernan, Jennifer Down and Holden Sheppard!) One event, presented in partnership withContinue reading “Upcoming event – Perth Festival, WA.”

Upcoming event – The Absolutely Superb Bibliothèque and Occasional Wine Bar, Boorowa, NSW.

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.

Upcoming event – HeadLand Writers Festival, NSW.

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.”

Upcoming event – Wollongong, NSW Australia

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”

Upcoming event – Bloody Scotland, 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.”

Upcoming event – Melbourne Writers Festival.

Sunday 11 September 2022, 12pm. I can’t wait for Melbourne Writers Festival! I’ll be appearing at a FREE event called ‘Frenemies’, with the wonderful Sulari Gentill: “The intricate, often duplicitous, webs of friendship and community are central in the gripping new crime fiction novels by Sulari Gentill and Hayley Scrivenor. Gentill’s The Woman in the Library is a twisty, self-referentialContinue reading “Upcoming event – Melbourne Writers Festival.”