National Crime Reading Month

Why We Love Murder Stories: On Screen, and On the Page

East Midlands & Yorkshire

Event Type:True crime through history talk
Event Organiser:North Lincolnshire Libraries
Booking Link:https://www.opac.northlincs.gov.uk/events#/events/72447ec8-c4b1-40e3-9e97-2aad84cb1992?q=murder
Ticket Price:Free

Scunthorpe Central
Carlton Street
North Lincolnshire
DN15 6TX

Venue accessibility:

First floor event, lift access
Accessible building
Accessible toilets

In celebration of National Crime Reading Month, local writer Stephen Wade will look at the history and development of crime writing, and in particular at true crime, from the early modern popular chapbooks through to modern gangland tales and serial killer casebooks.

Places are FREE but limited, so please book at Why We Love Murder Stories: On Screen, and On the Page (northlincs.gov.uk) by clicking on ‘Register’ and submitting your details. You will receive an email confirming that you have been added to the attendee list.

Stephen Wade was born in Leeds and educated at the universities of Aberystwyth and Leeds. He has taught in further and higher education and has also worked as a writer in prisons. He has published over 50 books in fiction and non-fiction. He lives in North Lincolnshire.

Share this event: