Thursday, August 4, 2011

Ned Kelly Awards 2011 Shortlist

The Crime Writers’ Association of Australia has announced its shortlist of nominations for the 2011 Ned Kelly Awards:

Best First Fiction:
• Prime Cut, by Alan Carter (Fremantle Press)
• Line of Sight, by David Whish-Wilson (Penguin)
• The Old School, by P.M. Newton (Penguin)

Best Fiction:
• The Half-Child, by Angela Savage (Text Publishing)
• The Diggers Rest Hotel, by Geoffrey McGeachin (Penguin)
• Bereft, by Chris Womersley (Scribe Publishing)

S.D. Harvey Short Story:
• “Southern Hemisphere Blues,” by Robert Goodman
• “Hemisphere Travel Guides: Las Vegas for Vegans,” by A.S. Patric

True Crime:
• Abandoned: The Sad Death of Dianne Brimble, by Geesche Jacobson (Allen & Unwin)
• Wasted, by Ross Honeywill (Penguin)
• Honeymoon Dive, by Lindsay Simpson and Jennifer Cooke (Macmillan)

Read the Longlist HERE

The Ned Kelly Awards for 2011 will be held on 31 August at Toff in Town, 252 Swanston Street, Melbourne.

Hat Tip: TheRapSheet

1 comment:

Bobbi Mumm said...

This list was very interesting to my husband, Janet. He's a Melbourne boy! Thank you for this.