Speakers

Gaby Chiappe

Gaby Chiappe

Gaby Chiappe is a screenwriter who has worked on Survivors, Lark Rise to Candleford and adapted ITV’s Vera from Ann Cleeve’s Vera Stanhope series.
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Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves

Best-selling crime author of the Vera Stanhope and Shetland Island Quartet novels.
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Erwin James

Erwin James

Guardian columnist, author and public speaker.
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Louise Ridley

Louise Ridley

Senior lecturer in criminology at Northumbria University.
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Mike Rowe

Professor Mike Rowe

Professor of criminology at Northumbria University.
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Louise Welsh

Award-winning crime novelist, short story writer and playwright. Louise is the author of The Cutting Room, Naming the Bones and her new novel A Lovely Wy to Burn.
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Margaret Murphy

Margaret Murphy is a successful author of psychological thrillers (Dying Embers, Now You See Me and Weaving Shadows). She also wrote Everyone Lies as AD Garrett, in a writing partnership with a forensic scientist.
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Peter Guttridge

A novelist and critic, Peter was The Observers crime fiction critic until 2011. He is the author of the award-winning satirical Nick Madrid novels and also the non-comic Brighton trilogy.
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Kelly Sheridan

Professor of Forensics at Northumbria University
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