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CWA Dagger shortlists announced 

30 August 2013

In the UK, the shortlists for the 2013 Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Gold Dagger, Ian Fleming Steel Dagger and John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger awards have been announced. The titles...

Davitt Awards 2013 shortlist announced

7 August 2013

The shortlists for this year’s Davitt Awards, presented by Sisters in Crime Australia for the best crime and mystery books by Australian women in 2012, have been announced. The shortlisted titles...

Ned Kelly Awards 2013 shortlists announced

5 August 2013

The shortlists for this year’s Ned Kelly Awards for crime writing have been announced. The shortlisted titles in the full-length book categories are: Best fiction The Holiday Murders (Robert Gott,...

Robotham longlisted for CWA Gold Dagger 

16 July 2013

Say You’re Sorry by Australian author Michael Robotham (Sphere) has been longlisted for the 2013 Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Gold Dagger in the UK. Say You’re Sorry is one of eight...

Ned Kelly Awards 2013 longlists announced 

10 July 2013

The longlists for this year’s Ned Kelly Awards for crime writing have been announced. The longlisted titles in the full-length book categories are: Best fiction Antidote to Murder (Felicity Young,...

Lillebuen wins Arthur Ellis Award 

11 June 2013

Australian author and journalist Steve Lillebuen has been named a winner in the 2013 Arthur Ellis Awards, presented by the Crime Writers of Canada. Lillebuen, who divides his time between Melbourne and...

Penguin to publish Green Popular Penguins

30 April 2013

Penguin Books Australia has announced that it will publish 50 classic crime novels in July as part of a new range of Green Popular Penguins. The new range will feature...

Child wins CWA Diamond Dagger Award 

12 February 2013

In the UK, the Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) has awarded its annual Diamond Dagger award to Lee Child. The CWA presents the award to an author ‘with an outstanding body of...

Murder with the Lot (Sue Williams, Text) 

14 December 2012

Self-appointed PI Cass Tuplin runs the takeaway shop in drought-ridden Rusty Bore. She has two sons—the local copper Dean and vegetarian Brad, who appears to demonstrate for the environment on...

2012 Davitt Awards winners announced

4 September 2012

The winners of the 2012 Davitt Awards, presented by Sisters in Crime for crime books written by Australian women, have been announced. The winning titles in each of the categories...

‘Luther: The Calling’ wins Ngaio Marsh Award 

3 September 2012

Luther: The Calling by Neil Cross (S&S) has won this year’s Ngaio Marsh Award for New Zealand crime fiction, presented during the 2012 Christchurch Writers Festival. Cross’ novel, the first...

2012 Ned Kelly Awards winners announced

30 August 2012

The winners of this year’s Ned Kelly Awards for Australian Crime Writing were announced in Melbourne on 29 August. Pig Boy by J C Burke (Woolshed Press) won the best...

‘Bereft’ shortlisted for Gold Dagger Award

27 August 2012

Bereft by Australian author Chris Womersley (Scribe) is one of four titles shortlisted for this year’s Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Gold Dagger Award. The UK award is presented annually for...

2012 Davitt Awards shortlists announced

8 August 2012

The shortlists for this year’s Davitt Awards, presented by Sisters in Crime for crime books written by Australian women, have been announced. The shortlisted titles in each of the categories...

Ned Kelly 2012 shortlist announced

1 August 2012

The shortlist for this year’s Ned Kelly Awards for crime writing has been announced. The titles shortlisted in the full-length book categories are: True crime Cold Case File (Liz Porter,...

Davitt Awards finalists announced 

2 July 2012

The finalists for this year’s Davitt Awards, presented by Sisters in Crime for crime books written by Australian women, have been announced. This year 49 books are competing for awards...

New prizes for Scarlett Stilleto Awards 

22 June 2012

Two new prizes will be presented as part of this year’s Scarlet Stiletto Awards for crime writing. Melbourne’s Athenaeum Library will present a new prize for a short story featuring...