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On behalf of Carmel Shute and Sisters in Crime, I'd like to help promote the following online literary festival. Early bird tickets are currently available for $90 from - further information is below, copied from the email I received: Terror Australis Readers and Writers Festival is excited to announce Tasmania's first  international crime and mystery literary… Continue reading TAF2021 – CSI: TASMANIA

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World Book Day 2020

Today, the 23rd of April, we celebrate World Book Day, and William Shakespeare’s birthday. It is the UNESCO World Book and Copyright Day, and the National Library of Australia notes that it also marks the deaths of William Shakespeare (I know, he died the same day he was born, about fifty-two years later), and Miguel… Continue reading World Book Day 2020

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Stephanie Parkyn Book Signing: BookFace, Erina Fair, 4th March 2018

One of the greatest pleasures of being a book lover and book reviewer, as well as a frequent customer to my favourite bookshop, is finding out about exciting events, and being able to attend them. This weekend I got to attend one such event at my local bookstore, BookFace, my favourite local bookseller. It was… Continue reading Stephanie Parkyn Book Signing: BookFace, Erina Fair, 4th March 2018