Three rising stars of crime fiction are teaming up for a series of virtual events in 2020.
Three rising stars of crime fiction are teaming up for a series of virtual events in 2020. Journalist Katherine Firkin (Sticks and Stones), literary agent and comedian Benjamin Stevenson (Either Side of Midnight) and youth counsellor Kyle Perry (The Bluffs) will virtually unite from their homes in Melbourne, Sydney and Hobart to discuss their respective novels and publishing journeys, themes they explore, how their professions have contributed to their books and how our rapidly changing world affects their writing.
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