Wednesday, 14 October 2009

Criminal Intent: Crime Writing Conference

On Saturday 14 November 2009, Academi will be proceeding with Criminal Intent, a Crime Writing Conference for the Valleys in Abergavenny as part of the South Wales Valleys Literature Development Initiative.

Academi is celebrating Wales’s crime authors writing in the genres of Crime Fiction and True Crime, including research and story plotting; work with prisoners, writing medieval mysteries and how to create a killer.

The conference will be held at the St Mary’s Priory, Abergavenny from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Sir Trefor Morris, former HM Chief Inspector for England and Wales, will introduce an exciting day including workshops, discussion panels and presentations from a wealth of talented authors, scriptwriters and creative artists including Katherine John, Bernard Knight, John Williams, Caspar Walsh, Glen Peters, Simon Hall, Graham Hartill, Simon Lewis, Anita Flowers, Lindsay Ashford and Phil Forder.

The Conference will be an event packed with passion and pace and aims to attract and celebrate the creative writing talents of people of all ages and abilities. It will be an ideal event to showcase a particular genre of literature which is gaining more popularity and interest and will help to promote its enjoyment and relevance today.

Day Tickets are now available at the following prices:
£10.00 for the day including buffet (to be booked one week in advance)
£5.00 for the day event no lunch and tickets purchased on the day

For more information and to book your place contact Academi on:
029 2047 2266 or email


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