This is Not Art

October 2, 2014

Dark and Dirty

From Dexter to The Wire, why are we so obsessed with stories about the bad guys? These crime fiction and true crime writers explore what we love about the darker sides of life.


Candice Fox

Candice Fox hails from Sydney's western and currently lectures in writing at the University of Notre Dame, Sydney, while undertaking a PhD in literary censorship and terrorism. Hades is her first novel, and she is currently working on its sequel.

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Sabrina D'Angelo

Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow! Crack Theatre Festival

Sabrina is a theatre maker working in physical comedy and puppetry. Her most recent solo show Why Do I Dream? won Best Comedy and was nominated for Stand Out Performer at the New Zealand Fringe Festival 2014.

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Amy Dale

Amy Dale is the Chief Court Reporter for Sydney’s highest selling daily paper, The Daily Telegraph and covers the state’s most high profile trials and anti-corruption inquires. She is currently writing a book about the Simon Gittany case for Random ...

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Niki Aken

Niki Aken is an AWGIE-award winning screenwriter with credits including 'Underbelly' (Nine) and 'ANZAC Girls' (ABC1). 'Poppy', a short film Niki wrote and produced, screened at Flickerfest and St Kilda Film Festival in 2013. Niki currently ...

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J.M. Donellan

J.M. Donellan’s latest novel Killing Adonis, was published by Pantera Press. Writer, musician, slam poet, radio DJ and teacher, his debut novel A Beginner’s Guide to Dying in India was the winner of the 2009 IP Picks best fiction award.

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