KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Professor Sue Turnbull - What She Knew: Women Writing Crime
Sue Turnbull's publications include The TV Crime Drama (Edinburgh University Press 2014) and she is currently a Chief Investigator on the Australian Research Council grant: Border Crossings: The Transnational Career of the TV Crime Drama (DP 160102510).
Sue is an Ambassador for Sisters in Crime Australia and has been a judge for a number of crime fiction awards in Australia. She currently reviews crime fiction for The Sydney Morning Herald and the Age. Her address will consider the relationship between women and the ways they have shaped the genre of crime.
NEWSBITES FROM SWW MEMBERS
Three Members will speak about a recently created project, a-work-in-progress or a big idea that’s in development. This regular forum provides an opportunity for members to articulate and test ideas in front of our supportive and well-informed writers.
WORKSHOP PRESENTER - Professor Sue Turnbull - The First Paragraph Test
Sue Turnbull is Senior Professor of Communication and Media Studies at the University of Wollongong. She also reviews crime fiction for The Sydney Morning Herald and the Age and this workshop will draw on her experience to explore what engages the reader of a crime novel from page one. Participants are invited to bring along their favourite crime novels as a starting point for discussion.