Tuesday 22 December 2020

Crime Fiction and Legal Truth


In this special online event, a panel of experts in crime fiction, thriller writing and Law discuss the intersection between crime fiction and legal truth. What is the relationship between crime fiction and true crime? And to what extent must the crime writer become a legal expert? 

A session full of suspense focusing on European crime fiction featuring eminent barrister and Head of Swansea University's Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law, Professor Elwen Evans QC, along with Swansea-born Philip Gwynne Jones, author of the hugely successful "Nathan Sutherland" crime novels (set in Venice), and translator and editor Dr Kat Hall, a specialist in German thriller writing and creator of 'Mrs Peabody Investigates.'

In conversation with Professor D.J. Britton, Playwright and Head of English Literature and Creative Writing at Swansea University.The event is part of the UK-Russia Creative Bridge Programme 2020-21 organised by the Cultural and Education Section of the British Embassy in Moscow with the support of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation. 

The Maxim Gorky Institute of Literature and Creative Writing Moscow

Date 26 January 2021 at 4:00pm (16:00)

Register here.

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