Kate Summerscale is the author of the number one bestselling The Suspicions of Mr Whicher, winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2008, winner of the Galaxy British Book of the Year Award, a Richard & Judy Book Club pick and adapted into a major ITV drama.
Her first book, the bestselling The Queen of Whale Cay, won a Somerset Maugham award and was shortlisted for the Whitbread biography award.
Kate Summerscale has also judged various literary competitions including the Booker Prize. She lives in north London.
The Wicked Boy
A riveting account of a shocking murder case.
Octagon Theatre, UWA
Ripped from the Headlines
What is it about historic crimes that still intrigues us today?
Dolphin Theatre, UWA
Perth Writers Festival Blog
Monday 2 January
From feminist manifestos to campaign trails and pioneering science, our 2017 Perth Writers Festival presents some of the most compelling non-fiction from authors around the world.