What is genre, what does it matter, and to who? Where does crime end and horror begin? How do you balance romance and thrills in a romantic thriller? What's the difference between a young adult mystery and an adult crime novel with a teenage hero? And who decides, anyway? A quartet of Kiwi novelists whose acclaimed tales straddle the borderlands of different sections in our bookshops share their experiences and thoughts on juggling reader expectations and creative freedom.
Featuring Tina Shaw, Brynn Kelly, Kirsten McKenzie, Jude Knight, and Darise Bennington (chair).