A quick heads up that the session on Tartan Noir I chaired at the 2013 Melbourne Writers Festival is now available for viewing at ABC TV Big Ideas.
The session features two great Scottish crime writers, Doug Johnstone and Liam Mcilvanney.
We covered a lot of territory in our allotted hour, including what, if anything, ‘Tartan noir’ means, the history of Scottish crime writing, and the upcoming 2014 referendum on independence and its implications for the arts in Scotland.
The program will be shown at the following times (in Australia):
Today (Tuesday 17th September) on ABC1 at 11am.
Saturday 21st September on ABCNEWS24 at 12 midnight.
A shortened version on Saturday 21st September on ABCNEWS24 at 2.30pm. This will be repeated on Monday 23rd September at 5.30am on ABCNEWS24.
The program will also be available on iview (ABC Online) after the program has aired here (although unfortunately this link is geo-blocked and can only be seen in Australia).