CrimeFest Sunday 12 May 2019
10:40 - 11:30
Up With The Women
who has worked as a staff and freelance journalist on magazines and newspapers as
well as editing and abridging fiction and non-fiction. Her short stories have
appeared in national magazines and she is the author of seven non-fiction
books. Published by Urbane Publications Dancers in the Wind, Death’s Silent
Judgement and Songs of Innocence all feature freelance investigative
journalist Hannah Weybridge. Book four in the series will be published later
Christi Daugherty who is a newspaper
reporter who began covering murders at the age of twenty-two. She worked
as a journalist for years in cities including Savannah, Baton Rouge, and
New Orleans. She is the author of The Echo Killing, A Beautiful
Corpse, and (as C.J. Daugherty) the bestselling Night School
series. Website: www.christidaugherty.com
Joseph a crime writer and award-winning radio dramatist. After a career in
television documentaries, she began writing full time with the first of the
Sister Agnes series of crime novels. She is also the author of a series
featuring a fictional Agatha Christie as a detective. She is currently working
on a standalone thriller about genetics. Alison was Chair of the Crime Writers’
Association 2013-2015, and is a member of Killer Women.
Jane Shemilt who completed a postgraduate diploma in Creative Writing at Bristol University, while working as a GP and went on to study for the MA in Creative Writing at Bath Spa, gaining both with distinction. Her first novel, Daughter, was selected for the Richard & Judy Book Club, shortlisted for the Edgar Award and the Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize, and went on to become the bestselling debut novel of 2014.
She and her husband, a professor of neurosurgery, have five children and live in Bristol.