«One of the best Crime-writings festivals around the world»– The Guardian
Norway has the world’s highest percentage of crime fiction readers. Whereas Scandinavian crime fiction was once considered a cult genre, it now has a well-established position in the literary market. Krimfestivalen aims to celebrate and explore this phenomenon in an international perspective.
Krimfestivalen has more than 50 visiting authors and hosts 50 events annually. It is a place for authors and dedicated readers to meet, discuss content and celebrate the crime fiction community.
This year’s festival will take place from Thursday March 18th to Saturday, March 20th. And you can se all the events her at this site. 12 of the events will be in english with these authors: John Grisham, Harlan Coben, David Baldacci, Val McDermid, Peter Swanson, Ben Macintyre, Sam Lloyd, CJ Tudor, Cara Hunter, Clare Mackintosh, Romy Hausmann and Patrick Reeden Keefe.
Interviews in English
THURSDAY 18TH OF MARCH
Kl 1230 Meet the Americkan legend Harlan Coben
Kl 1330 This year’s crime breakthrough: Romy Hausmann
Kl 1430 Agent Sonya – interview with the spy expert Ben Macintyre
Kl 1500 Meet the Scottish crime queen Val McDermid
Kl 1630 Fatefull Queens’ gambit with Sam Lloyd
FRIDAY 19TH OF MARCH
Kl 1000 Meet Cara Hunter – the new British shooting star
Kl 1100 Meet C.J. Tudor – the winner of The Golden Bullet
Kl 1230 Meet the King og thrillers David Baldacci
Kl 1500 Say nothing – a true story about murder, terror and IRA with Patrick Radden Keefe
SATURDAY 20TH OF MARCH
Kl 1130 Meet Peter Swanson – the new Hitchcock
Kl 1600 Meet the King of Courtroom dramas John Grisham
Kl 1700 Meet Clare Mackintosh – Policewoman and author