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Ngaio Marsh Award 2019 shortlist announced

1 August 2019

The shortlist for this year’s Ngaio Marsh Award for New Zealand crime fiction has been announced. The shortlisted titles in each category are: Best crime novel This Mortal Boy (Fiona Kidman,...

Ngaio Marsh Award 2019 longlist announced

11 June 2019

The longlist for this year’s Ngaio Marsh Award for New Zealand crime fiction has been announced, featuring a work begun by Ngaio Marsh herself during the Second World War. Marsh's...

Four authors to promote Oz crime fiction in US

21 May 2019

Four Australian writers will travel to the US to promote Australian crime writing, after receiving a $25,000 career development grant last week. Sulari Gentill, Robert Gott, Jock Serong and Emma...

Echo acquires Iain Ryan’s third novel 

12 March 2019

Echo Publishing has acquired world rights to Iain Ryan’s third novel, Sisters Under the Skin, via Tara Wynne at Curtis Brown. Narrated in first and second person, Sisters Under the...

UK Dagger awards 2018 winners announced

26 October 2018

The UK Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) has announced the winners of the 2018 Dagger awards. The winners in each category are: Diamond Dagger (for an author whose crime writing careers...

Harper wins Barry Award for Best First Novel

11 September 2018

Jane Harper has won the Barry Award for Best First Novel for her 2017 novel The Dry (Pan). The annual literary crime awards, named for American critic and crime fiction...

Ngaio Marsh Award 2018 winners announced

3 September 2018

Alan Carter’s Marlborough Man (Fremantle Press) has won the 2018 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel. The novel, about an ex-undercover agent from England trying to distance himself from his...

Viskic, Clark shortlisted for UK Dagger awards

27 July 2018

Australian authors Emma Viskic and Sherryl Clark have been shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) 2018 Dagger awards. Viskic’s Resurrection Bay (Echo) has been shortlisted in two categories:...

‘Scrublands’ optioned for TV

23 July 2018

Chris Hammer’s crime-fiction debut Scrublands (Allen & Unwin) has been optioned for television by producers Ian Collie of Easy Tiger and Martha Coleman of RevLover, via Grace Heifetz at Curtis...

Ngaio Marsh Award 2018 shortlist announced

11 July 2018

The shortlists for the 2018 Ngaio Marsh Award for New Zealand crime fiction have been announced. The shortlisted works in each category are: Best crime novel Marlborough Man (Alan Carter,...

Bookseller+Publisher magazine: July issue top picks 

8 June 2011

The July issue of Bookseller+Publisher magazine has landed! Here are some of the forthcoming releases that impressed our reviewers this issue: Spirit of Progress (Steven Carroll, Fourth Estate, August) Clive...