Denise Mina in Conversation with Brian McGilloway


Denise Mina in Conversation with Brian McGilloway 

July 26 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

In association with the John Hewitt International Summer School at the Market Place Theatre in Armagh.

Denise Mina is a Scottish crime writer, playwright and comic book writer. A former university tutor in criminology and criminal law, it was during her PhD studies at Strathclyde University that she penned her first novel: Garnethill (1998).The prize-winning author of fifteen crime novels, she received the Theakston’s Old Peculiar Crime Novel of the Year Award twice. In 2019 she was awarded the MacIlvanny Prize for Scottish Crime for her thriller, Conviction, a New York Times Bestseller, while The Less Dead was shortlisted for the 2020 Costa Book Awards best novel category. In her latest book, The Second Murderer, a smart, atmospheric and witty mystery (published July 2023), she delivers a clever and timely new take on Raymond Chandler’s infamous detective, Philip Marlowe.

“…one of the most original voices in the notably expanding field of Irish crime fiction.” The Irish Independent.

“Denise Mina is crime-writing royalty.” Val McDermid

Denise Mina is the cream of the crop, an author who pushes the crime novel in new and exciting directions.” Ian Rankin

Brian McGilloway is the author of the Inspector Benedict Devlin Mysteries and Lucy Black series. His most recent standalone novel, The Empty Room, was published in March 2022.



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Wednesday 26 Jul 2023
Market Place Theatre, Armagh. United Kingdom