This page is dedicated to worldwide events that may be attractive to our crime fiction fans.
If you know of an event that we haven’t listed please send us details on the Keep In Touch page.
Killer Women Crime Writing Festival
Venue: Camden, London,
October 21, 2018
Authors due to attend include: Elly Griffiths, Mark Billingham
Salisbury Literary Festival
Featuring bestselling crime writer Val McDermid,Martin Edwards and a panel of four female crime writers: Sarah Hilary, who won the 2015 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year; Sunday Times Bestseller Jane Corry; Amazon number one bestseller Louise Voss; and hotly tipped debut novelist Clare Empson. These events take place in the Salberg Studio at Salisbury Playhouse.
17th – 22nd October 2018 – In multiple venues in Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK
Visit the website for more information: Salisbury Literary Festival
The advent of Murder One, a new three-day long weekend crime writing festival that will feature readings and interviews with Irish and international authors, panel events, and a free speakers corner where attendees can listen to readings from some of Ireland’s newest crime writers. Murder One will be a broad church accommodating the kindred genres of thrillers and spy fiction, police procedural and supernatural.
For a first festival
Tip: Check out Lynda La Plante’s CSI Murder Room, get a hands-on introduction to forensic science during which you will be briefed on the crime of the day.
2nd -4th November 2018 – Dublin, Ireland
Cambridge Crime Fiction Masterclass
Saturday 3rd November 2018
Venue: Wesley Methodist Church, Christ’s Pieces, Cambridge, CB1 1LG
Website: Crime Fiction MasterClass
Iceland Noir 2018
Iceland Noir 2018 takes place at
As well as the two days of panels and readings, there will also be the Icelandic Crime Disco Night at IDNO on Saturday night evening starting 20pm.
For those who are in an adventurous spirit, Iceland Noir Excursion will be offering a day trip on Sunday the 18th into the Icelandic wilderness.
Friday 16th and Saturday 17th November 2018
Noireland International Crime Fiction Festival,
March 8-10 , 2019,
3-5th May 2019
Visit Website for details: NewcastleNoir
Interviews with Guest Authors
Presentations of the CRIMEFEST Awards
In addition, there will be some forty author panels with more than a hundred participating authors, a crime writing workshop, a pitch-an-agent strand, and much more.
9-12 May 2019
Venue: Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel, Broad Street, Bristol BS1 2EL, United Kingdom
Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival
July 18-21, 2019,
Authors who have previously attended: Martina Cole, Linwood Barclay, J.K.Rowling