Nadine Garner to present the 27th Scarlet Stiletto Awards

Nadine Garner, star of City Homicide, The Doctor Blake Mysteries, and, most recently, The Forgotten Mysteries podcasts, will present Sisters in Crime’s 27th Scarlet Stiletto Awards in collaboration with crime author and performer, Jane Clifton. This year, a record 241 short stories written by Australian women compete for a record $10,460 in prize money in …

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Twisted tales about twisted sisters – now online

It must be something in the zeitgeist. Three new novels– Rose Carlyle’s The Girl in the Mirror (Allen & Unwin), Sally Hepworth’s The Good Sister (Pan Macmillan) and Sonya Bates’  The Inheritance of Secrets (HarperCollins) – all explore sisters; sisters who are variously sinister, secretive or strange, especially when they happen to be twins, as is …

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Jenny Blackford: crime writer, poet and short story writer

Jenny Blackford, the winner of the 2020 Davitt (Best Children’s Crime Novel), was put through her paces for this week’s Murder Mondays interview by Sisters in Crime’s national co-convenor, Karina Kilmore. (Click on the image below to go to the YouTube recording.) https://youtu.be/kkYmP7y0_D8           Jenny, who hails from Newcastle, is a …

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Emma Viskic: multi-award-winning author and clarinetist

Emma Viskic, a serial offender in the Sisters in Crime Davitt Awards, spoke to Sisters in Crime national co-convenor, Karina Kilmore, for this week’s Murder Mondays interview. (Click on the image below to go to the YouTube recording.) Emma was joint winner (with Dervla McTiernan) of the 2020 Davitt Award (Readers’ Choice) for Darkness for …

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