We are delighted to be able to confirm the programme for this year’s Bodies From The Library conference. It promises to be as entertaining and informative as ever. And with the Early Bird discount price offer coming to an end shortly, now is your best opportunity to book your seat at the essential conference for those who are serious about their Golden Age Detective Fiction.
9.55 Opening Panel: Moira Redmond/Chrissie Poulson/Dolores Gordon Smith discuss ‘The Female Detective’
10.30 Jake Kerridge considers Margery Allingham: The Dickens of Detective Fiction.
11.00 Moira Redmond looks at the Detective Fiction of Dorothy Bowers
12.00 Party of One: Tony Medawar considers the life and legacy of Nicholas Blake
12.30 Martin Edwards and Chrissie Poulson on The Life of Crime, Martin’s new book
1 – 2 Lunch
2.30 David Brawn on The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Publishing GA
3.00 Caroline Crampton introduces Japanese Honkaku detective fiction
4.00 John Curran looks at The Other Queen of Crime: Ellery Queen
4.30 Dolores Gordon Smith examines R. Austin Freeman and Detective Fiction
5.00 – 5.30 Closing Panel