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Granite Noir:

Bold New Voices

Chaired by Katalina Watt

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Granite Noir: Bold New Voices

Our debut writer panel is back with three extraordinary new talents. Hannah King draws on dark and twisting storytelling, relationships, class, mental health and addiction… with a few murders thrown in! Graeme Armstrong’s The Young Team is an energetic novel, full of the loyalty, laughs, mischief, boredom and violence of life on the streets. Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé, who studied at the University of Aberdeen, is an incendiary and compelling thriller with a shocking twist that delves deep into institutionalized racism.

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About the authors

Hannah King

Hannah King was born in County Down in 1994. She received a First Class degree in English with Creative Writing from Queen’s University Belfast in 2016. Hannah’s work draws on dark and twisting storytelling, and focuses on relationships, class, mental health and addiction… with a few murders thrown in for good measure. NI based.

Graeme Armstrong

Graeme Armstrong is a Scottish writer from Airdrie. His teenage years were spent within North Lanarkshire’s gang culture. He was inspired to study English Literature following his reading of Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting at just sixteen. Alongside overcoming his own struggles with drug addiction, alcohol abuse and violence, he defied expectation to read English as an undergraduate at the University of Stirling; where, after graduating with honours, he returned to study a Masters’ in Creative Writing. 7K followers on Twitter.

Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé is the instant New York Times, International bestselling & Award-winning author of ACE OF SPADES. She is an avid tea drinker, a collector of strange mugs and a recent graduate from a university in the Scottish Highlands where she studied English Literature. When she isn’t spinning dark tales, Faridah can be found examining the deeper meanings in Disney channel original movies.

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