Rachel Franks


Rachel Franks holds PhDs in Australian crime fiction from Central Queensland University and true crime texts from the University of Sydney. A qualified educator and librarian, her extensive work on crime fiction, true crime, popular culture and information science has been presented at numerous conferences as well as on radio and television. An award-winning writer, her research can be found in a wide variety of books, journals, magazines and online resources. She is the author of AN UNCOMMON HANGMAN: THE LIFE AND DEATHS OF ROBERT ‘NOSEY BOB’ HOWARD (NewSouth, 2022).

Rachel Franks

Festival Events

Agatha Christie: Clever endings are just the beginning

DATE April 1 TIME 4:30 pm WHEREUniversity of Newcastle NUspace X301 Free

Australia’s Underworld

DATE April 1 TIME 10:00 am WHEREUniversity of Newcastle NUspace X301 Free