Tartan Noir

Tartan Noir

11 Apr 2018, 16:00 - 17:00

Club Room, National Hall Gallery
Language:
English

From canny Highland detectives to Victorian feminist thrillers, and from best sellers to packed festival tents, Scottish crime writing has been flexing its considerable muscle. Join a panel of writers, directors, and publishers to explore how great content and clever audience development has helped this genre flourish. 

Contributors

  • Doug Johnstone

    Speaker

    Author

    Doug Johnstone has had nine novels published, most recently Fault Lines (Orenda). Several of his other novels have been award winners and...

  • Jenny Brown

    Speaker

    Founder

    Jenny Brown Associates

    Jenny Brown established the Scottish-based literary agency Jenny Brown Associates in 2002. She was previously Head of Literature at the Scottish Arts...

  • Denise Mina

    Speaker

    Author

    Misusing her PhD grant she wrote her first novel ‘Garnethill’ which won the CWA Dagger for Best First Novel. The Garnethill trilogy was followed by...

  • Sara Hunt

    Speaker

    Founder and Director

    Saraband

    Sara Hunt is the founder and director of independent publisher Saraband, whose crime, mystery and noir imprint, Contraband, launched in 2014 with...

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