2011 Davitt Award Winners

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The winners of the 2011 Davitt Awards were announced at the recent SheKilda crime festival held in Melbourne.  According to the Wikipedia entry: "The Davitt Awards (named in honour of Ellen Davitt (1812-1879) who wrote Australia's first mystery novel, Force and Fraud in 1865) are presented by the Sisters in Crime Australia association. The awards are presented for Australian crime fiction, by women, for both adults and young adults. They were established in 2001."

The winners were:

Best True Crime Book

Murderer No More by Colleen Egan

Best Children's/Young Adult Book

A Girl Like Me
by Penny Matthews

Best Adult Novel

Cold Justice by Katherine Howell

Readers' Choice Award

The Old School by P.M. Newton

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