Monday, 30 April 2018

Golden Age Delights

Joining Frances Brody at the Tuesday 1st May NN Fringe Event is Fiona Veitch Smith, author of the Poppy Denby Investigates books – murder mysteries set in the 1920s.

For more information about Fiona go to Authors 2018.

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Revisioning the Genre

At Newcastle Noir we’re always on the lookout for authors who are doing something new with this most beloved of genres. So imagine our joy when we came across Matt Wesolowski’s writing and so close to home.

Matt’s joining Mari Hannah & LJ Ross on the Northumberland Noir panel and to find out more about him got to Authors 2018.

Big Wilma comes to The Toon

Every so often a crime writer creates a character that leaves such a significant impression on the reader that they’re left wanting more. This is the effect that debut author Claire MacLeary’s Big Wilma has had on us at Newcastle Noir.

For more information about Claire go to Authors 2018.

New to Newcastle Noir

A first-time author at Newcastle Noir, we welcome Louise Voss to this year’s festival. Louise has extensive experience in writing and publishing and we’re very much looking forward to hearing about her latest publication The Old You.

For more information about Louise go to Authors 2018.

Gripping crime fiction writing!

Newcastle Noir is honoured to welcome back Eva Dolan, author of one the most critically acclaimed crime thriller of 2018 This Is How It Ends. Eva will be appearing on the GripLit panel discussing her most recent publication and writing the psychological thriller.

For more information on Eva got to Authors 2018.

Saturday, 21 April 2018

Faultless Tartan Noir

It just wouldn’t be the same without those Scottish crime writers who bring a certain something to the festival. In Doug Johnstone we must be welcoming one of the most multitalented authors to be found North o’ the Border.

We’re thrilled to say that not only will he be appearing on the Hot off the Press panel, but he’ll also be playing with the Fun Loving Crime Writers at gig that will close Newcastle Noir.

To find out more about Doug go to Authors 2018

Golden Age Style

Frances Brody, creator of the engaging 1920s mystery fiction series set around the character Kate Shackleton, will be in conversation with Fiona Veitch Smith discussing Golden Age crime fiction, as part of the Newcastle Noir Fringe Events programme.

For more information about Frances got to Authors 2018.

The Norsemen cometh! Part 1

Newcastle and Norway have had close ties for centuries and at Newcastle Noir we celebrate that bond through the Norwegian Noir panel. One of the authors appearing on that panel is Kjell Ola Dahl. We welcome him back to the festival and look forward to hearing about his latest novel The Ice Swimmer.

For more information about Kjell Ola go to Authors 2018.

Saturday, 7 April 2018

**Stop Press for NN2018**


Publish or Perish

Dr Noir always likes to deliver a little extra & this year's festival is no exception! For those who not only love reading crime fiction, but are also keen to write and get their own work published, Karen Sullivan - Orenda Books' highly successful founder and publisher - and talented author(s) Steph Broadribb/Stephanie Marland invite you to gather round while they spill the beans.


This event is FREE

Contact the Lit&Phil to book your place for this session Friday 5.45-6.30pm

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Quebec Noir

At Newcastle Noir we are always searching for new international crime writers to invite to the North East for our annual crime fiction festival. For 2018, from Quebec, we are thrilled to bring you Roxanne Bouchard & her translator David Warriner.

To find out more about Roxanne & David go to Authors 2018