30 June 2016
The University of Tampere in Finland is to host a one-day academic conference on “New Approaches to Studying Crime Narratives” on 14 October 2016.
There is no conference fee, but participants must cover all costs for their travel, accommodation and subsistence.
29 June 2016
28 June 2016
23 June 2016
There are no fewer than four crime writers taking part at the Dublin Writers' Conference this weekend, from 24 to 26 June 2016 - Louise Phillips, Michael Russell, Sheila Bugler and Laurence O'Bryan.
This is the second year of the conference, which takes place at the Irish Writers Centre and at the Gresham hotel nearby. It includes sessions for writers on digital marketing and writing craft.
22 June 2016
21 June 2016
Red Rock, TV3's award-winning drama serial set around a busy garda station, comes to BBC daytime television this summer. TV3 chief Pat Kiely has described it as "one of the biggest export deals in the history of Irish broadcasting". Amazon Prime has also snapped up the series for €1.5 million.
20 June 2016
16 June 2016
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Belfast-based academic Andrew Pepper has penned five detective novels set in 19th-century Britain and Ireland. He is also Senior Lecturer in English and American literature at Queen's University, specialising "mainly in the areas of transnational crime fiction, spy/espionage fiction and contemporary fiction that examines security and policing issues".
His new study Unwilling Executioner: Crime Fiction and the State (Oxford University Press) describes itself as "the first book to explore the significance of crime fiction's relationship to the state".
15 June 2016
The Noir at the Bar crime fiction evening in the Belfast Book Festival has a stellar line-up: Gerard Brennan - who has curated the evening - Steve Cavanagh, Kelly Creighton, Brian McGilloway and Stuart Neville.
It takes place on Wednesday, 15 June 2016, at 8.30 pm in the Errigle Inn on the Ormeau Road (the pub is also showing the Euro 2016 matches). Tickets via the Crescent Arts Centre.
- Find more upcoming crime fiction events.
13 June 2016
9 June 2016
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