Granite Noir 2021 starts Friday 19th Feb!

Welcome to Granite Noir 2021,  Aberdeen’s International Crime Writing Festival, online this year and staying true to everything that’s best about the festival.  They have Jo Nesbo and Camilla Lackberg leading their Nordic contingent,  Ian Rankin, Stuart MacBride and Peter May representing the cream of Scottish crime fiction,  David Baldacci joining live from Virginia and Attica Locke in Los Angeles. Theyhave authors, bloggers and podcasters, headliners and their Bold New Voices Panel featuring the ones to watch.

With the festival’s roots steeped firmly in the stories, history and heritage of Aberdeen and the North-east of Scotland,  they are delving into the city and shire archives again to bring you their Criminal Portraits webinar and Isla Traquair, also known in podcast land as The Storyteller, digs deep into two notorious murders in the North-east.  They bring you a very special collaboration with the Backlisted Podcast and Val McDermid to celebrate Josephine Tey’s 125th anniversary and Peter May talks about his novel Lockdown, about a deadly global flu pandemic, written 15 years ago, and rejected for its unrealistic storyline. Be part of Granite Noir 2021 from the comfort of your own home as they delve into the heart of darkness with a thrilling line up of events to celebrate crime fiction, in all its forms. 

How to watch Granite Noir Events

ALL events (except the workshop and Murder at the Museum) will be streamed on RIGHT HERE , for free, on their set date and time. To view simply come here, sit back and watch! Please note, no booking is required for the author talks.