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Ignore at Your (Possible) Peril — Women Crime Writers and Readers

Carmel Shute Diversity Women Crime Writers

"The last time I looked over 90% of book club members were women," said Carmel Shute in a talk last December. Shute, co-convenor of Sisters in Crime, went on share a few other stats: "Women comprise around two-thirds of published authors and buy around three-quarters of the books sold."In preparing this talk, I naturally consulted the [Sisters in Crime] and had a big response. Sulari Gentill, the author of 10 Roland Sinclair historical mysteries amongst other things, was born in Sri Lanka, learned to speak English in Zambia, grew up in Brisbane and now lives in the foothills of the...

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