HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER

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How To Get Away With Murder

EVENT: How To Get Away With Murder
VENUE: The Ember Lounge – MEMO Music Hall
ADDRESS: 88 Acland Street St Kilda
DATE: Thursday October 4th 2018
TIMES: 6:00 for 6:30 pm start till 7:30
BOOKING: https://www.trybooking.com/419539

Writers Liz Porter and Maggie Baron take a humorous stab at forensics and crime literature to reveal what works – and what doesn’t – when it comes to making a killing.

Liz is an expert on the forensic mistakes that help put killers and robbers behind bars.

“If you’re going to stab someone in a frenzy, make sure you’re wearing thick rubber gloves. And if you’re  considering arriving at a robbery with your head  covered in a stocking mask, think again …”

Writers Liz Porter and Maggie Baron take a humorous stab at forensics and crime literature to reveal what works – and what doesn’t  – when it comes to making a killing.

Liz is an expert on the forensic mistakes that help put criminals behind bars.

“If you’re going to stab someone in a frenzy, make sure you’re wearing thick rubber gloves. And if you’re  considering arriving at a robbery with your head  covered in a stocking mask,  think again ….”

Maggie is a former forensic scientist and knows the peculiarities of trace evidence; the sources, distribution patterns and where to look for it.

LIZ PORTER

Liz Porter is best known for her prize-winning books about “the real CSI” – the way forensic science is used to solve crime. They include Written on the Skin: joint winner of the 2007 Ned Kelly award for the best true crime book, and Cold Case Files, winner of Sisters in Crime’s 2012 Davitt award for best true crime book. Her latest book is Crime Scene Asia: when forensic evidence becomes the silent witness.

Her first book, the novel Unnatural Order (Reed Books, 1995) was republished as an e-book by Clan Destine Press in 2016. A former award-winning legal affairs reporter with The Sunday Age, she works as a freelance journalist and media adviser. She is an open water swimmer, a passionate fan of the AFL club St Kilda, and a member of a pop music choir.

http://www.lizporter.net/index.html

MAGGIE BARRON

Maggie Barron is a former forensic scientist who worked in the area of drug and trace evidence analysis for six years. She now works in infrastructure and transport planning, and in 2015 became Sisters in Crime’s inaugural President.

She has finished her first crime novel featuring a forensics expert and is working on her second.

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