Last Monday, Australia’s Melbourne Writers Festival produced news of the 2010 Davitt Award recipients. Now comes the announcement of this year’s Ned Kelly Award winners. They are:
Best Fiction: Wyatt, by Gary Disher (Text Publishing)
Best First Fiction: King of the Cross, by Mark Dapin (Macmillan)
True Crime: Pitcairn: Paradise Lost, by Kathy Marks (HarperCollins)
S.D. Harvey Short Story: “Leaving the Fountainhead,” by Zane Lovitt
Lifetime Achievement Award: Peter Doyle
The longlist of nominees for these commendations can be found here, with the shortlist available here.
READ MORE: “Disher Wins Ned Kelly After Bring Back Anti-hero Wyatt,” by Craig Sisterson (Crime Watch).