Online Crime Writers Festival, 26-29 March 2020

Murder She Wrote – Terror Australis Festival 2020 replay

Terror Australis Readers and Writers Festival (TAWRF), based in southern Tasmania, are deeply saddened by the current postponement or cancellation of writers’ festivals.

For the enjoyment and distraction of book lovers everywhere, TAF is offering a free online writers festival – a reprise of the November 2019 festival from the comfort and confinement of your own home.

Join Living Arts Canberra and TAF for four days of virtual panel discussions exploring crime and mystery fiction written predominantly by women, followed by live Q&As online.

There will be a replay all 12 TAF2019 Murder She Wrote Panel Sessions, courtesy of the festival podcast team at Living Arts Canberra. Panellists include:

  • Tara Moss, author of the Billie Walker, PI series and Mak Vanderwall PI series
  • Marta Dusseldorp, star of Janet King, A Place to Call Home and Jack Irish
  • Shamini Flint, author of the Inspector Singh Mysteries,
  • Debi Marshall, showrunner of Debi Marshall Investigate Frozen Lives
  • Angela Savage, Director, Writers Victoria and author of Jane Keeney PI series
  • Meg Keneally, author of Fled and co-author of The Monsarrat series
  • David Owen, author of Pufferfish series
  • Lindy Cameron, President Sisters in Crime Australia, publisher and author
  • Jack Heath, award-winning author of Hangman and Hunter
  • Angela Meyer, author of A Superior Spectre and Joan Smokes
  • Joanna Baker, author of The Slipping Place,
  • Tansy Rayner Roberts, alias Livia Day, author of Tabitha Darling series, and
  • L.J.M. Owen, TARWF Festival Director and author of The Great Divide and Dr Pimms series.

Interviews conducted with authors in the lead-up to the festival are available on the Podcasts/Terror Australis Festival page:

Book blogs about festival authors’ new works along  with these same interviews can be found at  – just search for the author you are interested in.