Category Archives: Leigh Redhead

Hard labour at Melbourne’s Crime and Justice Festival

The Reader’s Feast Crime and Justice Festival returns to Melbourne this weekend. The event will be headlined by Scottish crime writer Ian Rankin and there’ll be a number of other interesting crime writers speaking. On Sunday at 4pm, I’ll be chairing a panel, … Continue reading

The first and last time I’ll talk about starting my new novel

The series of guest posts by US crime writers I’ve hosted over the last month on this site were sub-titled ‘Noir Con or Bust’. Looks like, in this instance, it was bust. Super storm Sandy and my daughter’s broken collarbone … Continue reading

Anthologies, my novel and more shameless self-promotion

In over a couple of weeks I will be jetting off to spend a couple of weeks in the US, New York mostly, followed by a few days in Philadelphia to attend Noir Con. I-can-not-wait. Several more ‘Noir Con noir … Continue reading

Unveiling the cover of Crime Factory’s Hard Labour anthology

Here it is people, the cover of Crime Factory’s all-Australian anthology, Hard Labour, edited by Cameron Ashley, Liam Jose and myself. It’s by the same artist who did the cover art work for the Australian version of the First Shift … Continue reading

Launch of Crime Factory’s Hard Labour anthology and other crime writing news

There’s a hell of a lot going on crime writing wise for me at the moment. In addition to the launch of my debut novel, Ghost Money, I have several pieces of short fiction coming out. Things are also busy in … Continue reading