Chris Hammer

Chris Hammer

Chris Hammer was a political journalist and foreign correspondent for more than thirty years, before turning to crime. His first novel Scrublands won the prestigious UK Crime Writers New Blood Dagger for the best debut published in the United Kingdom during 2019. Silver was published in 2019 and was shortlisted for Best General Fiction at the Australian Book Industry Awards, shortlisted for the 2020 ABA Booksellers’ Choice Book of the Year Award, and longlisted for the UK Crime Writers’ Association Gold Dagger Award. Trust was published in 2020 and was longlisted for Best General Fiction at the Australian Book Industry Awards. It is set in Sydney recovering from Covid-19.

APPEARING AT: Sydney: The perfect setting for crime fiction
WITH: Richard Beasley QC and Michael Duffy (facilitator)
DATE: Thursday 9 September
TIME: 10.30-11.30
VENUE: Dixson Room