Crime Writer Garry Disher at Hurstville Library | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader

Garry Disher, one of Australia’s leading crime writers, will appear at the Hurstville Library as part of the Sydney Writers’ Festival.

Garry Disher has promoted the popularity of Australian crime fiction through works such as The Stencil Man, Consolation, Kill Shot and Bitter Wash Road.

He won the Ned Kelly Award for Crime Fiction in 2007, 2010, 2021 and the Life Achievement Award in 2018, and has also won Germany’s Crime Novel of the Year several times.

Garry Disher will be talking to Suzanne Leal about his latest book,As it is now.

The novel tells the story of Charlie Deravin whose mother went missing 20 years ago near the family beach cottage.

Now Charlie is back, living in the cabin, on disciplinary leave from his job with the police and permanent leave from his marriage.

After two decades of worrying about the mystery of his mother’s disappearance, he has no clues left. Then the remains of two people are found – and the past plunges on Charlie.

Hurstville Library and Service Center,

Corner of Queens Road and Dora Street, Hurstville,

Registrations and more information,

Bookings are online. For more information, please call 9330 6111.

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