2008 Ned Kelly Award Shortlists Announced

Damian, of the "Crime Downunder" weblog is reporting that the shortlists for the 2008 Ned Kelly Awards (for Best Australian crime fiction) have been released. The awards presentation is being held on Friday August 29th as a part of the Melbourne Writers' Festival.

Best Crime Fiction
Among the Dead by Robert Gott (Scribe)
Sucked In by Shane Maloney (Text)
El Dorado by Dorothy Porter (Pan Macmillan)
Shatter by Michael Robotham (Hachette Livre)

Best First Crime Novel
The Low Road by Chris Womersley (Scribe)
A Fraction of the Whole by Steve Toltz (Penguin)
Golden Serpent by Mark Abernethy (Allen & Unwin)

Best Non Fiction
Underbelly: The Gangland War by John Silvester and Andrew Rule (Sly Ink)
Killing Jodie by Janet Fife-Yeomans (Penguin)
Red Centre, Dark Heart by Evan McHugh (Penguin)

That's two nominations in a row for Steve Tolz, after he made the longlist for the 2008 Man Booker prize yesterday.

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