Gŵyl CRIME CYMRU Festival

Crime Cymru will be putting on Wales’s first international crime fiction festival – Gŵyl CRIME CYMRU Festival – next year in Aberystwyth but before that we’re running a free online festival this year. between April 26th and May 3rd. You can find our whole, exciting programme on the website here. Our guests include household names Lee Child, Clare Mackintosh, Peter James, Elly Griffiths, Abir Mukherjee and a host of others!

I’m delighted to be involved in 4 of the 18 online events, both as interviewer and interviewee.

Here’s a sneak peek at the my events:

Event #4 – I’ll be talking to bestsellers Mari Hannah and Emma Kavanagh and Crime Cymru newcomer Alison Layland about how our personal experiences as authors make their way into our fiction. Book your free tickets here.

Event #14 – I have the privilege of being interviewed with Queen of Icelandic Crime Fiction Yrsa Sigurđardottir by doyenne of crime fiction festivals Jacky ‘Dr Noir’ Collins. We’ll be talking, amongst other things, about the responsibility we both feel to our countries to represent them responsibly and accurately in our fiction. Book your free tickets here:

Event #17 – Matt Johnson, my co-chair of Crime Cymru, and I will be chatting to Jacky Collins about what it takes to plan and put on a major crime fiction festival. If you want to know what possessed us, this is your chance to ask! Book your free tickets here.

Event #18 – in the closing event of the festival, I’ll be interviewing two authors whose books blew me away last year – Imran Mahmood and M W Craven. Book your free tickets here.

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