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News  •  27 June 2023


Penguin Noir: A Crime Author Showcase

An exciting Penguin Random House author showcase on 9 August!

Join us on 9 August at Penguin Random House in Sydney for an action packed showcase with some of the best writers in the crime genre: Amanda Hampson, Benjamin Stevenson, Candice Fox, Darcy Tindale, Kerryn Mayne and Margaret Hickey.

Tickets are $5 for in-person sessions, which includes drinks, light refreshments and a special gift bag. Books will also be available for purchase on the night.
Tickets for the livestream are free.

There are two in-person sessions, and a free livestream option for the evening session if you can't make it in person.

So mark your calendars, gather your friends, and get ready to immerse yourself in the gritty world of crime. We can't wait to see you there!


Amanda Hampson

Amanda Hampson has been writing professionally for more than 20 years, and is the author of The Olive Sisters, Two for the Road, The French Perfumer, The Yellow Villa, Sixty Summers, Lovebirds and The Tea Ladies.

Benjamin Stevenson

Benjamin Stevenson is an award-winning stand-up comedian and author. Everyone In My Family Has Killed Someone, his third novel, will soon be adapted into a major HBO TV series. His new novel, Everyone On This Train Is A Suspect, will be released in October.

Candice Fox

Candice Fox’s first novel, won the Ned Kelly Award for best debut in 2014 from the Australian Crime Writers Association. She has gone on to win an additional two times, including in 2022 for The Chase. Her most recent bestseller, Fire With Fire, was released in April 2023.

Darcy Tindale

Darcy Tindale is an actor, author, theatresports player and director, and has appeared in television commercials, film and on stage. She has written comedy for radio, stage, and theatre restaurants. The Fall Between is her first novel.

Kerryn Mayne

Kerryn Mayne is an author, former wedding photographer, current police officer and terrible (but enthusiastic) tennis player. Lenny Marks Gets Away With Murder is her first novel.

Margaret Hickey

Margaret Hickey is an award-winning author and playwright from North East Victoria. She has a PhD in Creative Writing and is deeply interested in rural lives and communities. She is the author of Cutters End, Stone Town and Broken Bay.


Matinée Showing: 2pm - 4pm, Wednesday 9 August at Penguin Random House Australia

Evening Showing: 6pm - 8pm, Wednesday 9 August at Penguin Random House Australia

Free Livestream: 6:30pm - 8pm, Wednesday 9 August at Penguin Random House Australia

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