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Geoffrey McGeachin's superior crime thriller about likable larrikin detective Charlie Berlin took the prize for best fiction at the Neddies
Fairfax Media's Linda Morris talks to Zane Lovitt about his award winning book The Midnight Promise
ACWA congratulations all of the 2013 Ned Kelly Award Winners announced tonight at the Brisbane Writers Festival
ACWA congratulates all of the 2013 Sisters in Crime Davitt Award winners.
Also, if you're a fan of Leonard's inimitable style this New Yorker piece hits the right notes
He had simple rules for writing, but chief among them was to tell a good story....
Podcast of Interview with Michael, Tara and Shane talking about If I Tell You... I Have to Kill You
The shortlist for the 2013 Sandra Harvey Short Story Award has now been posted.
Join in the fun of the Ned Kelly Awards and enter to win a set of the three winning books - 1 from each of the categories.
The 2013 Ned Kelly Awards Longlist for the Sandra Harvey Short Story Award has been posted.
The 2013 Ned Kelly Awards Shortlist announced 2nd August at the Byron Bay Writers Festival and here!
Congratulations to ACWA writer Michael Robotham for the long-listing of SAY YOU'RE SORRY in the 2013 Gold Dagger category.
In August, as part of the BYRON BAY WRITERS FESTIVAL the ACWA will be releasing our first publication IF I TELL YOU, I'LL HAVE TO KILL YOU, published by Allen & Unwin. Crime fiction is the single most popular genre in international publishing and Australia has some of the finest practitioners when it comes to walking the mean streets and nailing the bad guys.
The Australian Crime Writers’ Association (ACWA) today announces the launch of its website dedicated to the promoting of crime, thriller and mystery writing in Australia.