Dublin Book Festival….The Dark Side….
There is an amazing listing of events for the DUBLIN BOOK FESTIVAL this year.
Check it out at www.dublinbookfestival.com
For a roundup of all things crime fiction…see below…..
November 12th 2015
6.00 – 6.45 pm – Hodges Figgis, Dawson Street
Launch of Barlow by the Book, by John Mc Allister –Free Entry
November 13th 2015
12.10 – 12.55 pm – Boys School, Smock Alley Theatre
Lunchtime Readings – Ireland Fresh Noir Voices
Kelly Creighton, Gerard Lee, Jane Talbot and Alan Walsh – Free Entry
November 14th 2015
10.30 – 1.30 pm – Irish Writers Centre, Parnell Square
Unlock the Psyche and Set the Scene
Masterclass with Louise Phillips & Ian Sanson – €20/€18 IWC Members
These back-to-back seminars, presented by Louise Phillips and Ian Sansom, are designed to enlighten emerging crime writers and enrich technical aspects of their work. Each author will deliver a lecture on different aspects of writing thrillers and crime fiction. Sansom (Guardian critic and author of the ‘Mobile Library Mystery Series’ and ‘The County Guides’) will delve into the complex nature of writing crime scenes and Phillips (best-selling author of psychological crime thrillers, Red Ribbons, The Doll’s House, Last Kiss and The Game Changer) will deal with creating suspense – more details to follow. Curious readers might also enjoy these insights into a crime writer’s process.
LIMITED TO 20 PLACES
November 15th 2015
1.00– 2.00 p.m. – Irish Georgian Society, City Assembly House, South William Street
Crime in the City
Louise Phillips, Jason Johnson, Alex Barclay and Jarlath Gregory in conversation with Vanessa O’Loughlin – Free Entry but booking required
LOUISE PHILLIPS is the author of four bestselling psychological crime thrillers. Her debut novel RED RIBBONS, and her subsequent novels, THE DOLL’S HOUSE, LAST KISS and THE GAME CHANGER, were each nominated for Best Irish Crime Novel of the Year. She won the award in 2013. Louise’s work has formed part of many literary anthologies, and she has won both the Jonathan Swift Award and the Irish Writers’ Centre Lonely Voice platform, along with being shortlisted for the Molly Keane Memorial Award, Bridport UK, and many others. In 2015, she was awarded a writing residency at Cill Rialaig Artist retreat and she was also a judge on the Irish panel for the EU Literary Award. In 2016, she was longlisted for the prestigious CWA Dagger in the Library Award, and her first two novels, RED RIBBONS and THE DOLL'S HOUSE, were published in the US. She has recently been awarded an Arts Bursary for Literature from the Arts Council of Ireland, and is currently working on her latest novel, which is set in the US. Louise Phillips is the crime writing mastermind behind writing.ie's Crime Scene blog.