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Davitt Awards 2020 longlists announced

Sisters in Crime Australia has announced the longlists for the 2020 Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women.

A total of 124 titles have been longlisted, including a record 85 adult novels, 19 nonfiction books, 12 children’s novels and eight YA novels. To see the longlists in each category, click here.

This year’s judging panel includes 2018 Scarlet Stiletto Award-winner and medical autopsy expert Philomena Horsley, YA expert Bec Kavanagh, forensic specialist Debbie Stephen, and Sisters in Crime national co-convenors Karina Kilmore, Moraig Kisler and Pauline Meaney.

Sisters in Crime Australia says the Davitt Awards will be presented at a gala dinner in Melbourne, probably in September, ‘pandemic lockdown permitting’.



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