Some lovely spec fiction panels on at the Perth Writers' Festival today at the UWA:
Genre is not a Dirty Word:
Crime, thrillers, mystery ... It's all fiction isn't it? Michael
Koryta, Sara Foster and Marianne Delacourt explore what it means to be
a genre writer.
Chair: Grant Stone Dolphin theatre 11am-12pm
The new novels of KA Bedford, Lenny Bartulin and Adrian McKinty have a
Chandleresque air to them. They look at the legacy of noir fiction and
its effect on their writing.
Chair Grant Stone. Undercroft 2pm-3pm
From Cyber to ... ?:
KA Bedford, Marianne Delacourt and Garth Nix consider some of the
shifts in science fiction and fantasy writing with
Chair Helen Merrick Undercroft 3pm-6pm
To see what else in on at the festival go here