Category Archives: Kerry Greenwood

SheKilda and women’s crime writing in Australia

It’s when someone asks you to contribute a blog post on the state of female crime writing in Australia from the point of someone watching the industry, that you realise you just don’t read enough. Not nearly enough. That said, … Continue reading

Not another post about the crisis of the publishing industry

This is not going to be another post about the crisis in the publishing industry. Well, not quite. The Emerging Writers’ Festival has been running over the last week in Melbourne. The events I attended, including the crime genre panel … Continue reading

Crime time at the Emerging Writers’ Festival

Melbourne’s Emerging Writers’ Festival gets underway later this week. The agenda features a mind-boggling array of writers, editors, publishers and other literary types. This year, the Festival includes a series of panels on genre writing. Young adult, speculative fiction, romance and … Continue reading

The dying trade? Private investigators in Australian crime fiction

In the 1940s and 50s, some of the biggest names in Australian fiction were authors unknown today. People such as Gordon Clive Bleeck, Carter Brown, Don Haring and KT McCall were the leading lights of a huge local pulp fiction … Continue reading