ACWA Pays Tribute: Peter Corris

Chairman of ACWA, Michael Robotham, paid tribute to Peter Corris - you can watch the video of the night here, and the full text of Michael's words on the night are below:


You often hear writers referred to as the King or the Queen, or Godfather of a particular genre or style. Sometimes such kudos is overblown, or misplaced. I remember when my first novel came out, I met British crime writer, who shall remain nameless. Rather nervously, I approached and said,

It's Our Birthday and 2015 Entries are Open!

The Australian Crime Writers Association is 20 years old this year and so are the Ned Kelly Awards.

We are planning a year of anniversary celebrations with special events, competitions, retrospectives and a party for the Ned Kelly Awards – honouring the very best in local crime writing.

Entries are also now open for the 2015 Ned Kelly Awards for best Fiction, First Fiction and True Crime. And we’ll have exciting news in the next few weeks about the Sandra Harvey Short Story Award.

We Want You!

November is ACWA’s membership month.

Australia’s premier organisation for crime, thriller and mystery writers, ACWA, is looking for members AND you don’t have to be an author to join. Crime readers are being offered free Associate Membership with lots of prizes to be won during a month long membership drive.