BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.

MONTHLY

BAD: ALL ABOUT CRIME PODCAST

BAD hosts and guests discuss topics and themes in crime fiction and true crime.

FIND OUT MORE

BAD: ALL ABOUT CRIME BOOKCLUB

A forum for our BAD Community of crime lovers, readers and writers to discuss the books, including those featured in our monthly podcast.

FIND OUT MORE

BAD: ONLINE

Online interviews with Australian and International crime writers.

FIND OUT MORE

BAD: ALL YEAR

In-person events throughout Sydney in association with libraries.

FIND OUT MORE

Candice Fox is at the top of her form in The Chase.

It is gripping from the first to the last line.

When 653 violent human beings pour out from Pronghorn Correctional Facility into the Nevada Desert, including serial killers from Death Row, the biggest manhunt in history begins. Death row supervisor Celine Osbourne turns fugitive hunter. Her mission? To catch John Kradle who is trying to prove his innocence, five years after being convicted of the murder of his wife and child. Celine is determined to catch him. She has very personal reasons for hating him – and she knows exactly where he’s heading.

Candice Fox

Candice Fox is one of Australia’s most acclaimed crime writers. Her first and second novels, Hades and Eden, won back-to-back Ned Kelly awards in 2014 and 2015. Her subsequent novels – Fall, Crimson Lake, Redemption Point and Gone by Midnight – were all shortlisted for the Ned Kelly Award, and Crimson Lake is currently being adapted for television as Troppo.

She also collaborates with James Patterson and their first book Never Never set in the outback was an immediate international bestseller. Their later novels – Fifty Fifty, Liar Liar, Hush Hush and The Inn – have all been massive bestsellers across the world.

Interviewer Michael Duffy

Michael Duffy has worked for the Sydney Morning Herald and the Sun Herald as a reporter of crime and other urban issues, and is the author of a number of crime novels and true crime books including Drive ByThe Tower and Sydney Noir, written with Nick Hordern. His latest book World War Noir was published in 2019 and also co-authored with Nick Hordern. He co-founded the publishing company Duffy and Snellgrove. He is on the board of BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival which he founded with Denis Tracey.

RECENT FACEBOOK POSTS

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

One week until we hop online to watch Sulari Gentill interview Abir Mukherjee about his latest instalment in the Wyndham and Banerjee historical crime fiction series (tickets at badsydney.com).

If you're not familiar, head to your local bookstore to grab a copy of A Rising Man, the book that introduced Captain Sam Wyndham and Sergeant ‘Surrender-not’ Banerjee solving crimes in early-1900s Calcutta.
... See MoreSee Less

One week until we hop online to watch Sulari Gentill interview Abir Mukherjee about his latest instalment in the Wyndham and Banerjee historical crime fiction series (tickets at badsydney.com).

If youre not familiar, head to your local bookstore to grab a copy of A Rising Man, the book that introduced Captain Sam Wyndham and Sergeant ‘Surrender-not’ Banerjee solving crimes in early-1900s Calcutta.

Calling all writers! Why not start your year with a short story competition? Polish up a writing piece for the 2022 Newcastle Short Story Award from Hunter Writers Centre, first prize is $2000.
hunterwriterscentre.org/newcastle-short-story-award-2022/
... See MoreSee Less

Calling all writers! Why not start your year with a short story competition? Polish up a writing piece for the 2022 Newcastle Short Story Award from Hunter Writers Centre, first prize is $2000.
https://hunterwriterscentre.org/newcastle-short-story-award-2022/