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Sisters in Crime


Ahead of She Kilda 2011, the Australian Women Crime Writers’ Convention, the Wheeler Centre welcomes some of Australia’s leading crime writers. They discuss why there’s such an appetite for women’s crime writing. Honey Brown, Lindy Cameron, Kerry Greenwood and Angela Savage – four writers at different stages of their careers – discuss all things criminally unladylike.


Kerry Greenwood

Kerry Greenwood is the author of the Phryne Fisher and Corinna Chapman series of crime novels, as well as a large number of plays and books in a variety of genres and categories. Kerry was born in Footscray, studied English and works as a Legal Aid lawyer. She has been a playwright, folk-singer, fac... Read more

Honey Brown

Honey Brown lives in country Victoria, Australia, with her husband and two children. She began writing in 2000 and is the author of six critically acclaimed novels. Her first novel Red Queen was published to critical acclaim in 2009 and won an Aurealis Award, and The Good Daughter&nbs... Read more

Lindy Cameron

Lindy Cameron is the author of the Bryn Gideon and Kit O’Malley series as well as true crime. Before plunging into the world of make-believe, Lindy worked as a journalist and a book editor. She also wrote some primary school history texts and a card game book for kids. Lindy is an Australian w... Read more

Angela Savage

Angela Savage is an award-winning writer, former CEO of Writers Victoria, and current CEO of Public Libraries Victoria. Her debut novel, Behind the Night Bazaar, won the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Unpublished Manuscript, and all three of her Jayne Keeney PI novels were shortlisted for ... Read more


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