Sunday 25 June

Tickets £10/£7.50

• Doors open 15 minutes before the scheduled start time

• Event time 2.00pm

LitFest Programme

Erin Kelly, Susie Steiner, William Ryan

conversations about crime

  • Erin Kelly

  • Susie Steiner

  • William Ryan

Before becoming a full time writer, Susie Steiner was a commissioning editor for the Guardian weekend magazine. Her first novel HOMECOMING was published in 2013, followed by MISSING, PRESUMED in which she introduced DI Manon Bradshaw, who features again in her new novel, PERSONS UNKNOWN published in June.

William Ryan, an Irish writer living in London worked as a City lawyer before taking up writing full-time. His novels The Holy Thief, The Bloody Meadow and The Twelfth Department are set in 1930s Stalinist Russia and have appeared on many award shortlists. The paperback of his latest novel The Constant Soldier is published in June.

Erin Kelly’s first novel THE POISON TREE was a Richard & Judy bestseller, longlisted for a Crime Writers Award in 2011 and adapted for a major ITV drama. Three other novels followed as well as the novelisation of the BAFTA-winning BROADCHURCH series. Erin continues to work as a journalist and teacher of creative writing. “Creepy, tangled and disturbing” comments the Guardian review for HE SAID, SHE SAID, Erin’s sixth book published in April.




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