The Crime Writers’ Association

Essex Book Festival: Criminal Highlights March 10 & 11

Essex Book Festival presents a smorgasbord of delectable book-related events to enjoy for the entire month of March.

On March 10, the focus is on Golden Age crime writing and on writing set in the inter-war period. CWA chair Martin Edwards and Ruth Dudley Edwards are among the panellists.

Edmund Crispin – Golden Age

Margery Allingham – Opening the Archives

Guy Bolton – The Pictures (a CWA Dagger shortlisted novel)


On March 11, the focus is on today’s crime writers. For panel times, please see the website.

CWA Panel: Criminal Minds – featuring Christine Poulson (pictured), JM Hewitt, Paul Gitsham and Martin Edwards

Sunday Morning Coming Down – Nicci French

A Criminally Good Afternoon Tea – Nicola Upson and Nine Lessons

Medieval Mayhem – Lorraine Gregory


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