We have lots of interesting conversations under our Interrogations Banner from all walks of crime writing.

May The (Police) Force Be With You with Sarah Ward , Mari Hannah and Jorn Lier Horst

Breathtaking Thrillers with Lilja Sigurdarottir and Catherine Ryan Howard

The Truth Is Out There – Or Is It? with Matt Wesolowski and Michael J Malone

Publish and Perish with Louise Hutcheson, Lucy Atkins and Sarah Stovell

Page and Screen with MJ Arlidge and Stefan Ahnhem

Here’s Looking At You, Kids with Melanie McGrath, Colette McBeth and Sanjida Kay

Petrifying Psychological Noir with Torkil Damhaug and Louise Voss

When Bygones Aren’t Bygones with Johana Gustawsson and Clare Carson

The Write Investigator with Will Dean and James Oswald

Who Do You Think You Are with Stuart Turton and Felicia Yap

Words and Music Scandi Style With Thomas Enger

Locals in the Limelight

Granite Noir Launch, Local Author Shane Strachan.

An opportunity for some of the North-east’s most talented up-and-coming writers to read extracts from their noir fiction alongside some of the festival’s top crime authors. If you’re a North-east Scotland based writer and would like a chance to showcase your work at Granite Noir 2019, we invite you to apply.

Please send us an extract of no more than 5,000 words (a short story, novel extract, screenplay, drama extract, or examples of noir flash fiction), along with a one paragraph biography and (if submitting part of a novel) a brief description of the longer work. Be sure to include your contact information.

Submissions should be sent via email to Kate Davidson at by 15 September 2018 at 12:00pm.