Thursday, 12 September 2013

CWA: Lovely Literary Events in London

There are several interesting events organised by the Crime Writers' Association over the next few weeks to celebrate its sixtieth anniversary this year.

CRIME, MYSTERY AND THE SHORT STORY
Tuesday 17th September 2013 2pm- 3pm
Hampstead and Highgate Literary Festival
London Jewish Cultural Centre
Ivy House, 94-96 North End Road, London NW11 7SX

John Harvey and Stella Duffy talk about their love of short crime fiction – is the short story’s resurgence really such a mystery? Chaired by Alison Joseph.

TICKETS £7

THE CWA PRESENT “CRIME, MYSTERY AND THE SHORT STORY”
Sunday 13th October 2013 1pm
Wood Green Literary Festival
St Mark’s Church Hall, Wood Green
Members of the Crime Writers' Association, celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, talk about their love of short crime fiction - is the short story's resurgence really such a mystery?

TICKETS here

WHOWUNNIT? ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE CWA’S CRIME WRITING POLL AND CWA ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
Tuesday 5th November 2013, 6.30-7.30pm
The Gallery at Foyles, Charing Cross Road, London

On a dark and stormy Guy Fawkes night, three-score years ago, a group of shadowy figures met in a candle-lit room, to sign in blood the document that would bind them together in a mysterious organisation known as…. the Crime Writers’ Association. Ok, ok so they probably had a pen, but what is true is that in 2013 the CWA are celebrating 60 years of supporting and promoting the work of crime writers, one of the most popular of literary genres, with a staggering capacity of reinventing itself. On the night of our 60th birthday we reveal the hotly anticipated results of our poll to find the greatest crime writer, crime series and crime novel. A panel of experts discuss the poll’s findings and reflect on the past, present and future of the genre.

This event is free to CWA members, non-members £5.00/£3.00 concessions. Tickets here.

THE VIOLENT ART: CRIME FICTION
Monday 25th November 2013, 7pm
Hall One, Kings Place, 60 York Way, London, N1 9AG
S. J. Bolton, Andrew Taylor and MG Gardiner discuss their books and the controversial issue of violence in the genre. Chaired by Barry Forshaw.
£6.50 for CWA members, £9.50 for non-members
  
TICKETS 

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