Denise Mina

4 September, 7.30pm.
San Fran, 171 Cuba Street

A Life of Crime: Denise Mina

Best-selling Glaswegian crime writer Denise Mina joins Catherine Robertson for a conversation about a writing life immersed in the darker side of life. Following her brilliantly engrossing Alex Morrow and Garnethill series, Mina's latest book is the award-winning The Long Drop, based on the true story of Peter Manuel, a serial killer operating in 1950s Glasgow. Enjoy a thrilling evening of conversation with one of Scotland's great contemporary writers.

Presented in association with WORD Christchurch and supported by British Council and Creative Scotland.


‘The Long Drop is not just a success and a thrilling read in its own right, but a game-changer for the genre.’

– The Scotsman


3 September, 5.30pm - 7.30pm.
Te Auaha, 65 Dixon St.

Creative Writing Worskhop with Denise Mina: Plotting

Acclaimed Scottish writer Denise Mina leads an in-depth guide to plotting. Join a limited capacity group to learn the art of a well-baked plot from the writer of the Detective Morrow and Paddy Meehan series and of plays, short stories, and graphic novels. Bring your works in progress or come with a clean slate and leave with a twists and turns to develop further.

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