CrimeFest Saturday 11 May 2019
16:20 - 17:10
Authors' Secrets of Work in Progress
Brett who has
published over a hundred books, including the Charles Paris, Mrs Pargeter,
Fethering and Blotto & Twinks series. His stand-alone, A Shock to the System, became a feature film, starring Michael
Caine. Bill Nighy plays Charles Paris in the Radio 4 adaptations of his books.
In 2014 Simon was presented with the Crime Writers’ Association’s Diamond
Dagger, and he was made an O.B.E. in the 2016 New Year’s Honours ‘for services
to literature’. www.simonbrett.com
novels include the Gold and Steel-Dagger-winning Jackson Lambseries. His work
has been nominated for the Theakstons, Macavity, Barry and Shamus awards, and
he is a two-time winner of the CrimeFest Last Laugh Award. His latest
publication is the standalone thriller This Is What Happened. He lives
in Oxford and writes full time.