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Thu, 18 Aug


Ballarat Central

Ann Cleaves with Jock Serong

Meet Ann Cleeves on her 2022 Australian tour as she discusses Vera Stanhope's return in her newest book, The Rising Tide.

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Ann Cleaves with Jock Serong
Ann Cleaves with Jock Serong

Time & Location

18 Aug 2022, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Ballarat Central, 117-119 Sturt St, Ballarat Central VIC 3350, Australia

About the event

Ann Cleeves is the author of more than thirty-five critically acclaimed novels, and in 2017 was awarded the highest accolade in crime writing, the CWA Diamond Dagger.  She is the creator of popular detectives Vera Stanhope (ITV's Vera), Jimmy Perez (BBC One's Shetland), and Matthew Venn (ITV's The Long Call) 2022 marks 30 years of publishing with Pan Macmillan.

Ann worked as a probation officer, bird observatory cook and auxiliary coastguard before she started writing. She is a member of ‘Murder Squad’, working with other British northern writers to promote crime fiction. Ann also spends her time advocating for reading to improve health and wellbeing and support access to books. In 2021 her Reading for Wellbeing project launched with local authorities across the Northeast of England.

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