Martin





Events From 2017

"My Life of Crime"
7.30 pm, Wednesday 11 January, Dunham Massey Village Hall, Dunham Massey
Martin will talk about his career as a crime writer

Classic Crime Week-end
21-22 January, British Library, London
Martin will explore the classic crime novel in a two-day course.

University of Madrid Congress
23 February
Martin will talk about the revival of interest in Golden Age fiction as part of the G.K. Chesterton congress hosted by the University of Madrid.

Emirates Literature Festival
1-8 March, Dubai
Martin will host a murder mystery dinner, and take part in panels with Kathy Reichs and others.

Left Coast Crime
16-19 March, Honolulu
Martin will be taking part in LCC as a panellist.

Newcastle Noir
11 April, Lit and Phil, Newcastle
Martin will be talking about the Golden Age of Murder: details from Kay Easson, Librarian.

Malice Domestic
27-30 April, Bethesda, Washington DC
Martin will receive the Poirot Award and will be interviewed by Cathy Ace.

Crimefest
18-21 May, Bristol
Martin will be taking part in Authors Remembered and other events.

Launch of Taking Detective Stories Seriously
6pm, 24 May, Hatchards of Piccadilly (booking essential via chair@sayers.org.uk)
Martin will talk about this new book of crime reviews by Dorothy L. Sayers, for which he has written a deteailed commentary.

Alibis in the Archives
9-11 June, Gladstone’s Library, Hawarden
Martin will be hosting this new event to celebrate the establishment of the CWA and Detection Club archives.

Bodies from the Library
17 June, British Library, London
Martin will be talking about Cyril Hare.

Tours of Discovery
18 July, The Swan Hotel, Grasmere
Martin will talk at a private event and dinner about the Lake District Mysteries.

The Story of Classic Crime
7 pm, Waterstones Deansgate, Manchester
Martin will talk about his new book.

Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Festival
20-23 July, Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate
Martin will take part in a panel discussing crime writing lawyers.

Crime Classics
Thursday, 24 August, 7 pm, Waterstones, York.
Martin will talk about his new book.

Why Do We Care Whodunit?
11.30 am, Wednesday 27 September,Worksop Library
Martin will talk about crime fiction

Why Do We Care Whodunit?
3 pm, Wednesday 27 September, Mansfield Central Library
Martin will talk about crime fiction

Bouchercon
12-15 October, Toronto, Canada
Martin will take part in a panel on the history of the genre, and moderate a panel on thrillers.

The Golden Age of Classic Crime
7.30 pm, Tuesday 24 October, Simply Books, Bramhall
Martin will talk about classic crime

Lancaster Historical Writing Festival
11 am, Saturday 28 October, The Storey, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster
Crime Writers' Forum

Classic Crime Fiction and the Golden Age of Murder
2 pm, Wednesday 1 November, Copmanthorpe Library, York
Martin will talk about classic crime

Who Do We Care Whodunit?
11.30 am, Friday 3 November, Beeston Library, Nottinghamshire
Martin will talk about crime fiction

The Golden Age of Crime
3 pm, Friday 3 November, West Bridgford Library, Nottinghamshire
Martin will talk about classic crime

Dalton Literature Festival
Saturday 4 November, 2 pm at Dalton Community Centre, Nelson Street, Dalton in Furness
A conversation about crime writing

The Golden Age of Murder and the Liverpool Mysteries
1 pm, Thursday 9 November, Martin will talk to a private meeting in central London

"My Life of Crime"
10 am, Thursday 16 November Thelwall Parish Hall, Cheshire
Martin will talk to members of Lymm and Thelwall U3a

Books on the Tyne
7 pm, Friday 1 December, Lit and Phil, Newcastle
Martin will be in conversation with Ruth Dudley Edwards

The British Library at Christmas
6 pm, Tuesday 5 December, British Library
Martin will take part in a Classic Crime book event

Murder under the Misteltoe
6.30 pm, Thursday 7 December, Heffers Books, Cambridge
Martin will talk about Golden Age fiction