Scottish Crime writer Val McDermid was in Dunedin recently to promote her latest novel Trick of the Dark. McDermid is internationally renowned for her crime fiction and in particular her Wire in the Blood novels, which have been made into a television series by the BBC. She was the recipient of the 2010 Cartier Diamond Dagger Award of the Crime Writers Association. We talk about her life in crime writing as well as her new novel.
Dunedin writer Sue Wootton has until now been known as a poet and short story writer. She is now adding Children’s Book Writer to her list of achievements, with the publication of Cloudcatcher. We’ll talk about her experiences in writing work for children as well as her passion for poetry and short fiction.
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