Denise Mina In Conversation with Liz Nugent
19 November, 2020 , 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm GMT
The Murder One Festival @ DBF: Crime in Fiction
In Conversation with Liz Nugent
Join The Murder One Festival on Facebook Live where one of Ireland’s most successful writers, Liz Nugent, 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.
Liz Nugent is a writer of number 1 bestselling novels Unravelling Oliver (2014), Lying in Wait (2016), Skin Deep (2018) and Our Little Cruelties (2020). Her first three books have won multiple Irish Book Awards. All four have also been optioned for screen adaptations. Liz’s books have been translated into 16 languages.
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.
This is a LIVE online event
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.