This event is for readers and writers; come and hear from crime fiction writers discussing Northern Ireland and crime writing. Hear from debut and established crime writers about their inspirations, influences and tips and tricks for crime writing.
Sharon Dempsey’s new novel The Midnight Killing, published by Avon Harper Collins, is out now in Ireland and will be published in the UK in August 2022. The first in the series is, Who took Eden Mulligan? and it came out in 2021. She is undertaking a creative-critical PhD at Queen’s University, exploring the body as crime scene with reference to class and gender in crime fiction. She has published five novels and three non-fiction books. Sharon has many short stories published in anthologies, literary journals magazines and broadcast on radio.
Hannah King is a writer from Co. Down, where she lives with her partner and their dogs. She and I is her first novel.
Kelly Creighton is the author of eight books, including the literary thriller Souls Wax Fair, the East Belfast based DI Harriet Sloane series, and the psychological thriller The Bones of It. Kelly facilitates creative writing workshops and teaches English as a foreign language. She lives in County Down.
Kerry Buchanan has written three books set in Northern Ireland about fictional detectives Harvey and Birch, the first of which – Knife Edge – was published by Joffe Books in April 2021.