2012 Ned Kelly Awards Short list

The 2012 shortlist for the Ned Kelly Awards have been announced recently. These awards promote and encourage Australian crime writing.
True Crime

Cold Case Files by Liz Porter

Call Me Cruel by Michael Duffy

Sins of the Father : the untold story behind Schapelle Corby’s ill-fated drug run by Eamonn Duff 

Best First Fiction

The Courier’s New Bicycle by Kim Westwood

The Cartographer by Peter Twohig

When We Have Wings by Claire Corbett 

Best Fiction

The Life by Malcolm Knox

Chelsea Mansions by Barry Maitland

Pig Boy by J.C. Burke

A full list of the nominations can be found here.
There is also the SD Harvey Short Story Award in which entrants had to include a certain word within the story. This year the word was “seventeen.” There will be more news on this award at a later date.
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