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Writers & Readers In Conversation with Julie Mayhew

June 30, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Join us at Books on the Rise for an introduction into writing crime fiction as a part of Richmond Arts and Ideas Festival. Starts at 1:30.

Have you ever had aspirations to write a book or become an author? Do you just love reading? Then the Writers & Readers events are perfect for you.

In cosy, informal settings, crime fiction author Alice Clark Platts will be in conversation with Julie Mayhew . She’ll talk to them about their writing process, how they got started, their inspirations, techniques, characters and plots – and of course to field questions from the audience.

About Julie Mayhew

Julie Mayhew is a journalist who became an actress (because she wanted more creative ways to tell stories), who became a scriptwriter (because she couldn’t find enough brilliant roles for women).

She is an award-winning novelist, an award-nominated radio dramatist and has written short stories and stage plays to critical acclaim. As an alumnus of the BFI NETWORK x BAFTA Crew programme and an inaugural member of BAFTA Connect, Julie now also writes and directs for the screen.

Julie’s latest book Little Nothings, a Highsmithian tale of toxic friendship and violent revenge set on the holiday island of Corfu, was published internationally by Bloomsbury in 2022, and is in development for TV with Hazey Jane Films. Previously for Bloomsbury, she wrote the critically acclaimed contemporary thriller Impossible Causes (2019), about four teenage girls accused of witchcraft in a remote British enclave, which was also optioned for TV.


About Writers & Readers events

Writers & Readers was set up by best-selling author Alice Clark-Platts and journalist and podcaster Marcus Railton to foster an inclusive space in which readers, aspiring writers; and established authors can come together to educate, entertain, and share ideas.

As well as in person talks and interviews, Writers & Readers events are recorded, edited, and uploaded to all major podcast platforms as the Writers & Readers Podcast.


June 30
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Books on the Rise
80 Hill Rise
Richmond, Richmond Upon Thames TW10 6UB United Kingdom
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