Sneek Peek at the St Hilda's Crime Fiction Weekend 13 -15 August 2021
The 28th St Hilda's Crime Fiction Weekend will be co-chaired by Alison Joseph and Jake Kerridge
Friday 13th August
Welcome Triona Adams (Weekend Director), Chair- Sarah Hilary
Lucy Atkins: Ghosts of Oxford- revisiting and reworking Oxford and its literary past in Magpie Lane.
Live Screening Whodunnit: The Case of the Cambridge Corpse with Andrew Taylor
Saturday 14th August
10:00am to 11:00am - Chair Jake Kerridge
Mick Herron: Oxford Crime: an A-Z
Peter Kemp: Colleges and Corpses: Oxford in Crime Fiction
11:30am to 12:30am - Chair Alison Joseph
Maria Rejt: Remorseless Oxford
Cara Hunter: In The Shadow of Morse: Writing New Crime For The Old City
2:00pm to 3:00pm - Chair Jake Kerridge
Veronica Stallwood: It Depends on What You Mean by “Oxford”
Jean Harker: Michael Innes- Oxford Insider
3:30pm to 4:30pm – Chair Alison Joseph
Val McDermid: Daft, Donnish, Delightful: The Detective Fiction of Edmund Crispin
Philip Gooden: J C Masterman: King of The Double Cross
5:00pm to 5:45pm - Jake Kerridge
Guillermo Martinez: When Crime Fiction Lives in Crime Fiction
Sunday 15th August
10:00am to 11:00am - Chair Alison Joseph
Jane Casey: 'Let's Have One Other Gaudy Night': Lord Peter Wimsey's Oxford
Carolyn Kirby: Nightmared Spires: Funding the Gothic in Oxford Novels
11:30am to 12:30pm
Emma Smith: Shakespearean Sleuths: The Scholar as Detective/ The Detective as Scholar – With Val McDermid
The Case of the Cambridge Corpse – Whodidit revealed, and prize winner announced.
Farewell until 2022.
More information about registering, buying a ticket and about the whole weekend can be found here.