Vanda Symon is the author of the Detective Sam Shephard series, and the standalone thriller, The Faceless. She is a three-time Ngaio Marsh Award finalist, and is a judge of the Ngaio Marsh Award for best first crime novel. her first novel, Overkill, has recently been published in the UK by Orenda Books, and has been shortlisted for the CWA John Creasey New Blood Dagger Award.
Events at Word
THE GREAT NGAIO MARSH GAME SHOW & AWARDSSaturday 14th September, 2019 7:30 pm
Don’t miss this night of brain teasers and laughs as two teams of crime writers, with captains Vanda Symon and Paul Cleave, and special guest Val McDermid, compete for the title of Sharpest Knives, followed by the presentation of the Ngaio Marsh Awards.
Paul Cleave: CrimechurchFriday 31st August, 2018 11:30 am
King of crime, writer Paul Cleave, in conversation with Vanda Symon.
The 2018 Ngaio Marsh AwardsSaturday 1st September, 2018 7:00 pm
Hosted by Vanda Symon, with awards presented by A.J. Finn and Denise Mina.