Ruth Mary McIver is a Dublin born, Melbourne-based writer represented by the Story Factory. She completed a PhD at Curtin University in 2019 in the arena of true-crime inspired fiction, which informed her debut crime fiction novel, I Shot the Devil. I Shot the Devil was awarded the Richell Prize and the Affirm Press Mentorship Award in 2018. In the same year, her first unpublished manuscript, Nothing Gold was runner up in the inaugural Banjo Awards with Harper Collins. I Shot the Devil was published in September 2021 in Australia and the UK. Ruth likes music, podcasts, cats, drinking too much coffee, bonding with other people’s dogs and pining for the ocean.
APPEARING AT: Fresh blood
WITH: Margaret Hickey, Michael Burge and Karina Kilmore (facilitator)
DATE: Friday 10 September
VENUE: Dixson Room