Loading Events

Past Events › Affiliated Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

May 2022

Dicks Vs Dames: Sisters in Crime@St Kilda Writers’ Festival

May 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Heroes Lounge, St Kilda Army & Navy Club, 88 Acland St,
St Kilda, Vic 3182 Australia
+ Google Map
$15 – $20

Sisters in Crime Australia & the St Kilda Writers' Festival present the return of the Great Crime Writing Debate, Dicks vs Dames: “The female of the species is deadlier than the male”

Find out more »

June 2022

Entries now open for the 2022 ARA Historical Novel Prize

June 15 @ 5:00 pm

Entries for the ARA Historical Novel Prize, the richest genre-based literary award in Australasia (worth $100,000), is now open.

Find out more »

July 2022

The SD Harvey Short Crime Story Award Now open

July 1 @ 5:00 pm
$50

SD Harvey Short Crime Story for fiction or non-fiction is now open, closing 1 July.

Find out more »

August 2022

Sisters in Crime in the Library: Science Week

August 18 @ 6:00 pm
St Kilda Library, 150 Carlisle Street
St Kilda, Vic 3182 Australia
+ Google Map
Free

In partnership with Sisters in Crime Australia and Port Phillip Libraries, aspiring author and trained forensic scientist Maggie Baron speaks with authors Kimberley Starr (The Map of Night ) and Sue Williams (Death at the Belvedere) about how science provides such fertile raw material for crime and mystery novels.

Find out more »

Sisters in Crime Returns to Cobargo

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cobargo School of Arts Hall, 18-20 Bermagui Rd
Cobargo, NSW 2550 Australia
+ Google Map
$40 – $60

Some of Australia’s most popular female crime writers will converge on the Bega Valley on Saturday 27 August for the Sisters in Crime writers’ festival. The line-up includes Candice Fox, Vikki Petraitis, Fleur Ferris, Ilsa Evans, Kay Schubach, Caroline de Costa, and Dorothy Johnston.

Find out more »

September 2022

Too close for comfort? The art of the domestic thriller

September 1 @ 6:00 pm
Sandringham Library, 2 Waltham Street
Sandringham, VIC 3191 Australia
+ Google Map
Free

Sisters in Crime has put together some killer library events in partnership with Bayside Library Services for September. Two top Bayside authors, Sally Hepworth and Anna George, discuss how they dig deep to expose the drama, disputes, and violence that can rip family relations and home life apart.  

Find out more »

BAD Sydney Crime Writers’ Festival 2022

September 8 @ 9:00 am - September 10 @ 5:00 pm
State Library of NSW, 1 Shakespeare Pl,
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
+ Google Map
$175

8-10 September, Sate Library of NSW. Over 65 speakers, writing workshops, walking tours, and evening events. Sisters in Crime members appearing include Sulari Gentill, Candice Fox, Nina D Campbell, Lynn McFarlane, Vikki Petraitis, Veronica Lando, Petronella McGovern, Rae Cairns, Margaret Hickey, Pamela Hart, Tanya Bretherton, Suzanne Leal, Shelley Burr, Sally Bothroyd, Kayte Nunn, Sue Williams, and Sue Turnbull.

Find out more »

The Unbelievable Vikki Petraitis

September 15 @ 6:00 pm
Brighton Library, 14 Wilson Street
Brighton, Vic 2185 Australia
+ Google Map
Free

Sisters in Crime has put together some killer library events in partnership with Bayside Library Services for September. Brighton author, teacher, and podcaster, Vikki Petraitis is best known for her 18 true crime books but she'll be speaking about her recently-pulished PhD novel, The Unbelieved, which won the inaugural Allen & Unwin Crime Fiction Award.

Find out more »

Agatha Christie in Australia: Death on the Yarra Festival

September 18 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Arts Centre Warburton, 3409 Warburton Hwy
Warburton, Vic 3799 Australia
+ Google Map
$60

A whole Sunday in Warburton (Vic) devoted to Agatha Christie (who visited there 100 years ago) and the wonderful world of cozy crime. Includes Katherine Kovacic, Nicki Greenberg and Lindy Cameron.

Find out more »

NEW DATE: Sisters in Crime in the Library: Bodies on the beach

September 28 @ 6:00 pm
St Kilda Library, 150 Carlisle Street
St Kilda, Vic 3182 Australia
+ Google Map
Free

Authors Emma Viskic (Those Who Perish) and Aoife Clifford (When We Fall) will be in conversation with fellow writer, Leigh Redhead (Peepshow) , about the dead bodies which keep inconveniently washing up on beaches but are great plot devices. 

Find out more »
+ Export Events