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Deadly Secrets – The New England Writers’ Centre

June 16, 2017 - June 17, 2017



The New England Writers’ Centre presents Deadly Secrets, the second year of its popular crime writing event on Friday June 16 and Saturday June 17

 This year its guest author is award-winning crime writer Emma Viskic. Emma, a Sisters in Crime member, won three Davitt Awards last year and also the Ned Kelly Award for best new fiction for her debut novel, Resurrection Bay.

There will be a workshop presented by Emma, talks, book signings, a dinner with Emma and NEWC board members, and panel discussions with Emma Viskic, Maryanne Ross (the winner of the 2016 Thunderbolt Prize for Fiction) and Bronwyn Parry, both also members of Sisters in Crime) .  The 5th Thunderbolt Prize will also be launched during the weekend. An event not to be missed!

Where: Venues around Armidale and Tamworth Library

Cost: To be confirmed.

Sponsored by the Regional Arts Fund Country Arts Support Program.

Watch the New England Writers’ Centre website, www.newc.org.au, for more details soon!

Note: In honour of the 5th anniversary of the Thunderbolt Prize, this year the New England Illustration Prize, which opened for entries on April 1, will also have a crime theme, where entrants are invited to create an illustration inspired by the legend of Captain Thunderbolt. Read more about that here: http://www.newc.org.au/new-england-illustration-prize-2017.html


June 16, 2017
June 17, 2017
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