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Theakston Old Peculier Crimewriting Festival

Jul 22 — Jul 26 2021

2021 marks the seventeeth year of the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award. The award, run in partnership with Theakston Brewery was created to celebrate the very best in crime writing and is open to British and Irish authors whose novels were published in paperback over the previous twelve months.

Crime writing's most coveted accolade, the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award returns to highlight the cream of the crop of crime novels.

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Voting opens on Tuesday 15th June 2021

Vote for the winner here