Crime Month 2012, brought to you by the Crime Writers' Association
Monday 2nd - Thursday 5th July 2012
- Monday July 2nd, 7.30 pm
- A panel at Chichester Library with Rebecca Tope, Amy Myers, Cassandra Clark and Priscilla Masters.
- Tuesday 3rd July, 6.30 - 9.30pm
CRIME IN THE COURT
- At Goldsboro Books, 23-25, Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ
This annual event celebrating crime fiction will be an informal gathering for crime fans to meet the best crime writers published today, including Steven Dunne, Claire McGowan, Barbara Nadel and L C Tyler.
Crime in the Court website
- Wednesday 4th July
- 2.00 pm: Crime writers' panel with Valerie Laws, Paul Adam, and Rikki Thomas at Ecclesall Library, Ecclesall Road South, Sheffield, S11 9PL
For further details of this free event, phone: 0114 203 7222.
- 3.30 pm: Crime and Cream Tea with Frances Brody at The Old Deanery Hotel, Ripon
Tickets £6.50 (includes fabulous cream tea) from The Little Ripon Bookshop,
- 6.00 pm: Killing Time with Sheila Quigley and Bill Kitson at Eaglescliffe Library, Stockton-on-Tees.
Tickets: £2.50 to include refreshments, from the Tourist Information Centre, The Shambles, Stockton-on-Tees, or telephone: 01642 528130.
- 7.00 pm: Lady Killers: Fife libraries celebrate females crime writers. Catriona McPherson presents her latest novel, A Bothersome Number of Corpses at Rothes Halls Library, Glenrothes, KY7 5NX
Tickets £4.50, by phone: 01592 583387 or e-mail:
- Thursday 5th July
- 2.00 pm: Kate Ellis speaking at Kingsbridge Library, Ilbert Road, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 1EB
Telephone: 01548 852315
- 7.00 (doors open) for 8.00:Stephen Booth, Frances Brody and Martin Edwards talking crime at Formby Pool Cafe, Brows Lane, Formby L37 4ED;
Tickets £7.50, includes food, from Formby Books.
The final reckoning
Crime Month ends with a gala finale, a formal awards ceremony for CWA members and invited guests at which the winners of the CWA International, Non-Fiction, Library, Short Story, Debut and Ellis Peters Historical Daggers will be announced. This event will also see the awarding of the CWA Diamond Dagger to Frederick Forsyth and the announcement of the longlists for the remaining three CWA Daggers, the Gold, Ian Fleming Steel, and John Creasey.
The Awards Ceremony, which will take place in the Library at One Birdcage Walk in London, is now fully booked.
And that's not all...
There will be more criminal activity at the end of July when crime writers and readers alike gather in Harrogate for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival.