Skærmbillede 2016-05-25 kl. 11.00.41‘A collective of women crime writers in London and the South East are launching London’s first ever female-led crime festival.

The Killer Women festival, sponsored by audiobook giant Audible, and accountancy firm HW Fisher, will be a celebration of women’s crime writing, held at the Council Room in Shoreditch Town Hall, home of the inquest into the murder of Jack the Ripper’s last victim, Mary Kelly, in 1888. It will take place on 15th October 2016.

Spearheaded by award-winning writer and journalist Melanie McGrath, it already features a raft of high-profile authors on the roster including Ann Cleeves, Martina Cole, Mark Billingham and Val McDermid.’

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