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Crime Fest: Author Day

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Celebrate National Crime Month

Celebrate National Crime Reading Month with our panel of authors, David Nolan, Karen Woods, and Chris Frost. A full day packed with thrilling questions and workshops to help you write your own crime novel.

David Nolan

David Nolan is a journalist, TV producer and author. He uses his past experiences as a crime reporter and TV producer to write crime fiction known as ‘Manc Noir’. He’s the author of Black Moss, The Mermaid’s Pool, and The Ballad of Hanging Lees. His TV shows include Crimes That Shook Britain, Police, Wythenshawe Law, Little Boy Lost and Crimefighters Alpha 3.

Karen Woods

Karen Woods writes about the world she grew up in and her beloved Manchester – in all its light and shade – is in every book. A reluctant reader until the age of 39 when an adult literacy course unlocked her future career, Karen has since written twenty-seven books set in and around the dark side of the city. She has appeared on Loose Women, The One Show and in an array of national press. Alongside her writing, Karen works in the school system and runs writing workshops to unlock the power of creativity.

Chris Frost

Chris Frost grew up in Northern Ireland and now lives in the appropriately-named Marple. He is the author of ten crime books, including the Erika Piper trilogy and The Stonebridge Mysteries. He is a scriptwriter, and a regular voice on The Blood Brothers Podcast and Friends Of The North. He is a fan of football, heavy metal and dogs.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided., and a schedule of the day will be sent out to you. and breakout session topics. If you have any dietary requirements then please contact karuna.mohandas@oldham.gov.uk


June 8
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Oldham Library & Lifelong Learning Centre
Greaves Street
Oldham, OL1 1AL United Kingdom