Wednesday, June 03, 2020

There’s Still More Awards News

Two items from In Reference to Murder. First:
The longlists were announced for Sisters in Crime Australia’s 20th Davitt Awards for the best crime and mystery books by Aussie women. This year a record 85 adult novels are in contention, with a third of those being debut novels. The official SinC-Australia website has the complete lists of the finalists for Best Adult Crime Novel, Best Young Adult Crime Novel, Best Children’s Crime Novel, and Best Nonfiction Crime Books.
And let’s not forget about this:
Lambda Literary, an organization supporting LGBTQ+ writers and championing LGBTQ+ literature, announced the winners of the 32nd Lambda Literary Awards in over 20 categories across a broad range of genres. The winner in the Lesbian Mystery was Galileo by Ann McMan, while the winner in the Gay Mystery category was Carved in Bone: A Henry Rios Novel by Michael Nava. You can see the lists of all the finalists in the various categories here.

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