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‘KYD’, ACWA announce shortlist for S D Harvey Short Story competition

Kill Your Darlings and the Australian Crime Writers Association (ACWA) have announced the shortlist for this year’s S D Harvey Short Story Competition.

The shortlisted stories are:

  • ‘Rules to Live By’ by Louise Bassett
  • ‘The Ridge’ by Katherine Kovacic
  • ‘The Enthusiastic Amateur’ by Melanie Myers
  • ‘Shafted’ by Roni O’Brien
  • ‘Flesh’ by Stephen Samuel
  • ‘How to Cease Being a Man Killer’ by Roger Vickery.

The $1000 award, which honours the late true-crime writer and television producer Sandra Harvey, is presented annually for a work of short crime fiction as part of the Ned Kelly Awards for Australian crime writing.

The winner and runner-up of the competition will be announced at the Ned Kelly Awards on 1 September at the Melbourne Writers Festival. For more information, click here.


Category: Local news