Now on YouTube – Sisters in Crime@Law Week: The ABC of DNA

Sisters in Crime’s 14th Law Week event is now online (click on image below). Forensic specialists Anna Davey and Dadna Hartman together with true crime author Julie Szego  talked to award-winning  journalist and true crime author Liz Porter about how DNA profiling has revolutionised criminal investigations since the 1980s. The panel also canvassed the limitations of DNA profiling, the impact of DNA …

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Get a taste of the 2019 Williamstown Literary Festival – The ‘anti true-crime podcast’ with Claire Halliday

Claire Halliday, journalist and author, talks to Tara Mitchell, Sisters in Crime National Convenor, about her new podcast and upcoming True Crime Panel at the Williamstown Literary Festival, Saturday June 15.   You’re launching a new podcast later in 2019, which is connected to one of Australia’s most infamous unsolved crimes, the disappearance of the …

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True crime author Liz Porter @Dymocks Camberwell, First Tuesday Book Club

Hear from 4 writers including true crime author (and Sisters in Crime member) Liz Porter:  Liz Porter is a journalist who began her career in Hong Kong and then worked in Sydney, London and Stuttgart before returning to her hometown of Melbourne, where she is now working as a freelance journalist. Liz does the occasional piece for …

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How to get away with murder

St Kilda Writers Week 30 September – 7 October Writers Liz Porter and Maggie Baron take a humorous stab at forensics and crime literature to reveal what works – and what doesn’t – when it comes to making a killing. As an expert on the forensic mistakes that help put criminals behind bars, Liz …

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The perils of publishing overseas – Liz Porter reports 

It was early February this year and I had Readings St Kilda booked for a May launch of my third forensic science book Crime Scene Asia: when forensic evidence becomes the silent witness. Then it all went to hell. I found out that my Singapore publisher’s deal with their Australian distributor, Penguin, had died quietly …

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