Noirwich 2019 revealed

Simon Jones - 2019.05.21

Noirwich 2019 revealed

The Noirwich Crime Writing Festival returns this September with a new line-up of astonishing crime writers. A limited number of Season Passes are now available!

Looking back at Noirwich 2018

Simon Jones - 2019.05.21

Looking back at Noirwich 2018

Now that Noirwich 2019 has been revealed, we thought we'd take a retrospective look back at last year's festival. If you've never been to Noirwich before this will give you a taste of what to expect in September.

Activism and literature

Simon Jones - 2018.11.28

Activism and literature

This week we have an interview with author Winnie M Li, writer of the novel Dark Chapter which was described by the Guardian as “a defiant retelling of personal trauma.”

Hybrid writing

Simon Jones - 2018.11.07

Hybrid writing

Matt Wesolowski is the author of Six Stories and here discusses the term 'hybrid writer' and how he incorporates new forms into his storytelling.

Writing historical crime fiction

Simon Jones - 2018.10.24

Writing historical crime fiction

On episode 18 of the National Centre for Writing's podcast, crime writer Nicola Upson discusses the history of crime fiction and writing a historical detective series without it being old fashioned.

2018 Lecture: Val McDermid

Simon Jones - 2018.09.28

2018 Lecture: Val McDermid

Val McDermid delivered the annual lecture at the 2018 Noirwich Crime Writing Festival, on the subject of “What we really talk about when we talk about crime fiction”.

Defining genres

Simon Jones - 2018.09.13

Defining genres

Leo Benedictus muses on the importance of genre definitions - or the lack thereof.

Death in Paradise

Simon Jones - 2018.09.11

Death in Paradise

Robert Thorogood explores how writing his novels compares to writing the screenplays for the hugely popular TV show.

Hellfire Gate

Simon Jones - 2018.09.11

Hellfire Gate

The first time I got a sense of the true menace of the Norfolk landscape was after I moved to the county to work for ITV News Anglia.

This is Norfolk Noir

Simon Jones - 2018.09.11

This is Norfolk Noir

There’s the Norfolk Noir of Henry Sutton and the Norfolk Noir of Harry Brett: both begin and end in Great Yarmouth, but Sutton’s stretches further, while Brett’s goes darker.

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