Kate Ellis headlines at Crediton Literary Festival with a crime focus
A one-day Literary Festival on Saturday 5 June presented online via Zoom. Sixteen authors are speaking on a range of genres throughout the day, with a 10pm crime panel, Victoria Dowd at 1.30pm and Kate Ellis headlining in the afternoon. Tickets are free, with donations invited to support the work of Crediton Library.
10.00am CRIME PANEL Trevor Wood (The Man on the Street) CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger winner 2020, Guardian Book of the Year list
Catherine Cooper (The Chalet) Sunday Times Top 5 Bestseller and longlisted for the CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 2021
Tom Benjamin (A Quiet Death in Italy / Hunting Season)
11.00am USBORNE BOOKS CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP
12.00pm HISTORICAL PANEL – “Forgotten Voices”
1.30pm “NEW RULES: Agatha Christie and the rules for modern detective fiction”
Victoria Dowd (The Smart Woman’s Guide to Murder / Body on the Island) People’s Book Prize 2020/2021
2.30pm “MILL GRANGE: For the love of Exmoor and Scones” – Romantic novelist Jenny Kane
3.30pm Headline Speaker: KATE ELLIS – award-winning crime author
CWA Dagger in the Library 2019 award winning author of the Wesley Peterson novels discusses her writing career
Kate will be talking about her writing career. Her latest books are The House of the Hanged Woman, the third in the Albert Lincoln trilogy set in the aftermath of World War I, which came out in paperback in May, and a long-running series about modern-day policeman Wesley Peterson – the next book in the series is out in hardback in August.
4.45pm SUSPENSE PANEL
Nikki Smith (All in Her Head / Look What You Made Me Do)
Philippa East (Safe and Sound)
Penny Batchelor (My Perfect Sister) Guardian Not The Booker Prize 2020 longlist
Emma Christie (The Silent Daughter) longlisted for the CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 2021
7.00pm JAPANESE FICTION
Stephanie Scott (What’s Left of Me is Yours) Observer Top 10 Debut Novelists 2020, New York Times Editor’s Pick, Daily Mail and Woman & Home Book of the Year
Your FREE ticket will get you access to the whole day so you can attend whichever panels you like.
Although free, we would love it if you felt it worthwhile to make a small donation to help the library service continue to operate in difficult times. Please visit bit.ly/Support-the-library to do that! Thank you
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