The Crime Writers' Association

Interested in writing crime?

Read our brand new regular Agent’s column written by Jemima Forrester of David Higham Associates, one of the UK’s top literary agencies on the CRA website.

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The Debuts


Winner of the 2016 Debut Dagger Mark Brandi

Mark Brandi is the winner of the Debut Dagger 2016. Here Mark tells us a little more about himself, about the novel Wimmera for which he won the award – and how it was the Debut Dagger helped him win a publishing contract.     Wimmera is a story of c...

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