The Crime Writers’ Association

Kirkcudbright Book Week


Designed to showcase the developing literary scene in Kirkcudbright and the wider Dumfries and Galloway area, join us for the second Kirkcudbright Book Week.

Book Week features appearances by professional authors as well as affording community writing groups the chance to perform in front of audiences. Events include talks, recitals and meet-the-author events as well as providing the opportunity to purchase books from the writers taking part.

Tickets for all events are available here.

There are a couple of events that will particularly appeal to crime fiction enthusiasts.

Walk on the Dark Side

Monday 27 February, 7.30pm at Broughton House, 12 High St. Tickets £7.

Spend an evening with crime writers Jackie Baldwin, Ian Robinson, Ann Bloxwich and John Dean as they explore the art of crime writing, illustrated through examples from their crime novels.

There is also a free on-line event on Tuesday 28 February at 2.00pm.

Talking Of Crime…

A Zoom event featuring crime writers from around Scotland, who will take readers on a tour of the country with each author explaining what effect the Scottish location of their books offers them as writers. Audience members will then be able to ask questions. Writers taking part include members of the Crime Writers’ Association’s Scottish Chapter and those contributing include Allan MartinSimpson GrearsInga Vesper, Margaret Kirk, Gordon BrownJohn Dean and Marsali Taylor.

To register for the Zoom session, please contact John here.

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