Scarlet Ink: Belfast Women Crime Writers

Date Sunday 09 June 2019
Time 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Price£7 | £5
VenueThe Crescent


With Kelly Creighton, Catriona King & Sharon Dempsey

Chaired by Sharon Thompson

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Scarlet Ink: Belfast Women Crime Writers


Agatha Christie, Ruth Rendell, PD James. Women have shattered the glass ceiling of crime writing with all manner of instruments (knives, rope, revolvers, spanners, candlesticks) and continue to do so to this day.

These wonderful writers have produced a whole host of bestsellers which have contributed to crime writing in Ireland, the UK and internationally. Join us as we welcome to the Festival stage, four of Belfast's leading women Crime Writers as they share with you their thrilling stories.

Kelly Creighton has written The Bones of It and Bank Holiday Hurricane and founded The Incubator.

Catriona King has written twenty-two novels, including the Craig Crime Series, and was a police forensic medical examiner.

Sharon Dempsey has written three novels, including Little Bird.

Sharon Thompson has written many books, including The Abandoned and The Healer.


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