SheKilda3 Program

SheKilda3: The Extra Bit

Friday 18th November: St Kilda Library Community Room

Afternoon Workshops

1pm – 3pm – How to write Davitt winning Young Adult crime with Ellie Marney

3pm – 3.15pm – Afternoon tea

3.15pm – 5.15pm – How to write a winning Scarlet Stiletto story with Professor Christina Lee

Booze, Books and Broads

5.30pm – 6.30pm – Melina Marchetta in conversation with PD Martin:
Why I’ve turned to adult crime fiction after more than two decades of writing YA novels

SheKilda3: A One Day Crime Spree

Saturday 19th November: St Kilda Town Hall

9am – 

Main Hall
9.30am – Opening Session
The Welcome by the President of Sisters in Crime Australia
Keynote address on the state of women’s crime writing by Professor Sue Turnbull

Main Hall
Council Chamber
Ngargee Room
10 – 11am Session 1
Accidental Heroes: how female protagonists are stretching and subverting the boundaries of the genre

Compere: Leigh Redhead

Panel: L.A. Larkin, Emily Maguire & Anna Snoekstra

Session 2 Mystery with History: why the past is perfect for exploring matters criminal… even when the cold cases are 3000 years cold!

Compere: Janice Simpson

Panel: Sulari Gentill, L.J.M. Owen, Lucy Sussex

11 – 11.30am Morning Tea
11.30am – 12.30pm Session 3 Domestic Noir: ambivalent mothers, disappearing daughters, murderous marriages

Compere: Angela Savage

Panel: Honey Brown, Anna George, Wendy James

Session 4 Young Adult vs Adult Crime: where do we draw the line?

Compere: Ellie Marney

Panel: Fleur Ferris, Shivaun Plozza, Nova Weetman

12.30 – 1.30pm Lunch
1.10pm Double Trouble Book Launches:

Into the Darkness: the mysterious death of Phoebe Handsjuk (Scribe) by Robin Bowles will be launched by Susanna Lobez

Gangland Robbers: co-authored by Susanna Lobez will be launched by Robin Bowles

Speed Pitching to Publishers – by appt.

Cate Blake: Penguin Random House

Lindy Cameron: Clan Destine Press

Helen Goltz Atlas Productions

Angela Meyer Echo Publishing

Jodie Webster Allen & Unwin Children’s & YA Publishing

1.30 – 2.30pm Session 5 Detectives with a Difference: the new breed of gumshoes

Compere: Narrelle M Harris

Panel: Cath Ferla, Rebecca Lim, Emma Viskic

Session 6 Justice and Injustice: what true crime teaches us about the law

Compere: Vikki Petraitis

Panel: Robin Bowles, Kylie Fox, Julie Szego

2.30 – 3.30pm Session 7 Writing the Wrong: justice on the screen

Compere: Professor Sue Turnbull

Panel: Hilary Bonney, Fiona Eagger, Kelly Lefever, Ann Turner

Session 8 What’s Love Got To Do With It? The allure of romantic suspense

Compere: Professor Anne Buist

Panel: Kathryn Ledson, Bronwyn Parry, Kendall Talbot

3.30 – 4pm Afternoon Tea
3.45 – 4pm Book launch: Mayan Mendacity: (Echo Publishing) by L.J.M. Owen will be launched by Kerry Greenwood Speed Pitching to Film/TV Producers – by appt.

Fiona Eagger: Every Cloud Productions

Karin Altmann: Scriptworks

Sue Maslin: Film Art Media

4 – 5pm Session 9 The Great Debate… Dames vs Dicks: men should stick to hardboiled; women should stick to cozies

Compere: Angela Savage

Dames (Affirmative): Vikki Petraitis, Leigh Redhead and Sue Williams

Dicks (Negative): Robert Gott, Andrew Nette and Jock Serong

5.30 – 6.15pm Cocktail Party
6.15 – 8pm 23rd Annual Stiletto Awards Commencing with Professor Sue Turnbull in conversation with Nicole da Silva, star of Wentworth and Rush, about her life in crime.

Presentation of the 23rd Scarlet Stiletto Awards by Nicole da Silva.

Presentation of the 25th Anniversary Silver Stiletto by Kerry Greenwood

8.15pm Dinner (pre-booked) at the Grosvenor Hotel, 10 Brighton Road, East St Kilda

General Info

Carmel Shute
0412 569 356

Ticketing Info

Michaela Lobb