September Events for Crime Cymru

September is all set to be a month of fruitfulness for Crime Cymru, though maybe more bloody than mellow. A chance to catch up with a lot of us at some not-to-be-missed events. On September 2nd, at Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff, there will be a screening preview of Phil Rowland’s new drama from S4C, Pili Pala, with a Q&A session to follow. Free but ticketed. And if you miss that, the first part will be broadcast on S4C on September 8th. On September 5th, Katherine Stansfield, winner of this year’s Holyer an Gof award, will be at the Cornish Gorsedh literary festival in the old town hall in St Just in Penwith, near Penzance, in conversation with Pat Parry. It’s a free event, and it’s followed, two weeks later, by the publication of Katherine’s third historical Cornish mystery, The Mermaid’s Call, on 19th September. Also due for publication this month is John Nicholl’s latest thriller, The Girl in White, on September 4th. On...
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July Events

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s summer, which means summer holidays, and everyone takes a break, even crime writers, so it’s a quiet month for Crime Cymru, but there are still a few events, not to be missed if you can make it. On 4th July, at 6pm, Matt Johnson will be at Waterstones in Swansea, talking about the experiences that led him from traumatic events as soldier and police officer, through PTSD to a career as a writer. Guaranteed to have you captivated. For more details, check Waterstones website Cathy Ace will be over from Canada. On July 5th at 4pm, join her at the Worm’s Head Hotel in Rhossili for Crime and a Cream Tea at the Gower Festival (full details) On July 10th, 2pm, Cathy will be at Pembroke Dock Library, talking about her life and books. Everyone welcome.   And maybe catch the rest on us on the beach somewhere. Full details of all events, check out our Events Calendar....
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June events

June is about to burst out all over, and it's another busy month for Crime Cymru. It starts where May left off with Alis Hawkins officially launching her new Teifi Coroner novel, In Two Minds, on June 1st 2:30pm at Main Place in Coleford.   Then we launch into the Crime and Coffee festival hosted by Cardiff Library services with a host of crime authors, including many members of Crime Cymru. For full details and to book your tickets for all the events, click here. www.ticketsource.co.uk/cdfcrimefest19  It all kicks off, at the Central Library, 12:30 on June 3rd with Katherine Stansfield talking with Mick Finlay about whether historical crime resonates with the present. On June 4th, at 7pm in Cathays Library, Evonne Wareham will be in conversation with Vanessa Savage about romantic suspense and other crime fiction. On June 7th, at 7:30pm in Canton Library, join Alison Layland, Jan Newton and Gaby Koppel in conversation about their latest books. Saturday 8th June starts off at 10am with...
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