Nick is the co-founder of the Hull Noir crime writing festival which formed part of the city’s official UK City of Culture programme. The festival next runs March 2021. As an event chair, Nick has interviewed a series of writers on stage including Lee Child, Martina Cole, Val McDermid, Peter Robinson and Mark Billingham.
Nick was the first person to hold the role of ‘Writer in Residence’ at Hull Kingston Rovers, contributing sports-based fiction featuring Joe Geraghty to the match day programme and assisting with the club's literacy programme. Nick has also worked as ‘Writer in Residence’ with the National Railway Museum. His first story for children is included in the ‘Toad Tales’ anthology published by Wrecking Ball Press.
Please get in touch if you’d like to work with Nick.
Plender - Hull Noir
‘Plender’ film - made during lockdown 2020 by Nick Quantrill and Nick Triplow to promote Hull Noir. Extract from the novel ‘Plender’ (by Ted Lewis). Published in 1971, the great lost Hull crime novel has been reissued in 2020 by No Exit Press.
Hard Times & Great Expectations
A short film by Dave Lee, adapted from Hull crime writer Nick Quantrill's debut novel 'Broken Dreams'. Private Investigator Joe Geraghty meets a client at the Hull Pierhead, hoping to gather information...