The Long Drop/In the Garden of Fugitives

Denise Mina (UK) + Ceridwen Dovey

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

Drama / Historical Fiction / True Crime



#About the event


Denise Mina (UK)

Denise Mina (UK)

Scottish novelist Denise Mina has published 12 novels and also writes short stories, plays and graphic novels.

In 2014 she was inducted into the Crime Writers’ Association Hall of Fame.

Denise presents TV and radio programmes as well as regularly appearing in the media, and has made a film about her own family.

She regularly appears at literary festivals in the UK and abroad, leads masterclasses on writing and was a judge for the Bailey’s Prize for Women’s Fiction 2014.

Ceridwen Dovey

Ceridwen Dovey

Ceridwen Dovey writes fiction (Only the Animals; Mothertongues; Blood Kin; In the Garden of the Fugitives; Life After Truth) and creative non-fiction (On J.M. Coetzee: Writers on Writers; Inner Worlds Outer Spaces) and has won an Australian Museum Eureka Award & two UNSW Press Bragg Prizes for long-form science writing. Ceridwen is co-creator of The Archival Futures of Outer Space Film Quartet about ethics and emotions in outer space. Her latest book of stories, Only the Astronauts, continues her experiments with literary voice and form. 


Paul Mazerolle

Paul Mazerolle

Professor Paul Mazerolle is Pro Vice Chancellor of Arts, Education and Law and Griffith University and Director of the Violence Research and Prevention Program at Griffith University. He is also involved with the International Observatory on Justice Responses to Domestic Violence.

Paul’s research focus includes research into the processes that shape criminal offending across the lifecourse, in particular for youth violence, and intimate partner violence. Among his many projects, he is currently a Chief Investigator on the Australian Homicide project and is also leading a large survey of police officers regarding officer attitudes to domestic violence.

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