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Crime Story 2016

New Writing North have partnered up with Northumbria University to create Crime Story, a festival that was launched in 2014.

Crime Story will take place on Saturday, June 11. 184 more words

Crime Fiction

Get Outta Town

Get Outta Town
a Haibun

Lola knew she had to get out, and get out fast. The plaintive sound of the train not that far from home (if she could call it that) flamed her sense of urgency. 178 more words



“You should tell us, Lenny.”

“Tell us now: what’s the secret ingredient?”

“You trying to break a record in asking the same question?”

“Tell us-” 707 more words


Her Story

Written by Sarah Goldy-Brown (2011)

She hears him crying, again. Why him? Why my son? Why my husband? These are the questions she asks herself everyday as she attempts to reconstruct the path that brought her to where she is. 572 more words

My favourite of them all

We walked from our hotel, near the old village, all the way to Plaza de la Revolucion. It was quite a walk, but we’ll see the city… 518 more words


Frog Music | Emma Donoghue

Set in San Francisco in the 1800s, Frog Music tackles the mysterious death of a young woman called Jenny Bonnet. She is shot to death one night while her friend Blanche Beunon, a burlesque dancer, survives. 166 more words