True crime author, novelist and freelance journalist Liz Porter gives an entertaining talk that reveals the realities behind the fiction of shows such as CSI – how real life detectives and forensic investigators use forensic science to solve crimes. Her first forensic science book Written On The Skin: An Australian forensic casebook shared the 2007 Ned Kelly Prize for best true crime book.
Her second, Cold Case Files: Past crimes solved by new forensic science, won the 2012 Sisters in Crime Davitt Award for best true crime book. She is a regular contributor to The Age and The Sunday Age. Meet Liz at the Readers and Writers Festival to be held on 9th July. For tickets phone 6393 8132. Full program here.