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Denise Mina In Conversation with Jane Casey

19 November, 2020 , 8:00 pm 9:00 pm GMT

Free

The Murder One Festival @ DBF: Crime in Fiction

Denise Mina

In Conversation with Jane Casey

Join The Murder One Festival on Facebook Live where crime-writer Jane Casey will be in conversation with award-winning author, Denise Mina, discussing her latest novel, The Less Dead (Harvill Secker). The Less Dead is a crime novel told through the lens of identity, as main character Margo suddenly finds herself attempting to solve the murder of a birth mother she never met. Denise is the author of the Garnethill trilogy, the Paddy Meehan series, and the Alex Morrow series. She has won the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award twice, and was inducted into the Crime Writers’ Association Hall of Fame in 2014. Denise has also written plays and graphic novels, and presented television and radio programmes.

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Denise Mina

Denise Mina is the author of the Garnethill trilogy, the Paddy Meehan series and the Alex Morrow series. She has won the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award twice and was inducted into the Crime Writers’ Association Hall of Fame in 2014. The Long Drop, her latest novel, won the McIlvanney Prize for Scottish Crime Book of the Year and the Gordon Burn Prize. Denise has also written plays and graphic novels, and presented television and radio programmes.

Jane Casey

Jane Casey is the author of the Maeve Kerrigan series. Twice a winner of Crime Novel of the Year at the Irish Book Awards, she has also won the Mary Higgins Clark Award for The Stranger You Know, and has been shortlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library Award. She is a top ten Sunday Times bestselling author.

This is a LIVE online event

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Jane Casey is now chairing this event instead of Liz Nugent.


The Dublin Book Festival is brightening up the cool autumn evenings with weekly events from Thursday 24th September until the beginning of the festival. With podcasts, poetry readings and crime-writing classes, you won’t want to miss this jam-packed series of events!

Join us as we take a seat with guests such as Christine Dwyer Hickey, Graham Norton, Dr Marie Cassidy, and Marita Conlon-McKenna and many more to discuss their riveting new books as well as a wide variety of topics, such as the career of a state pathologist, writing historical Irish fiction and how to write a best-selling crime fiction novel.

Click here to view the full programme of events for our Autumn Series.