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2016 Davitt Awards for best crime books by Australian women

Sisters in Crime has announced the shortlists for the 2016 Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women.

The awards were introduced initially in 2001 to recognise women’s writing in the genre. “At that stage, women barely got a look in with the Ned Kelly Awards for crime writing,” says the Sisters in Crime website. “While women now occasionally win a Neddy, they are still unrepresented generally when it comes to awards, reviews and opportunities.”

The shortlisted titles in the Adult category were:

To learn more about the Sisters in Crime or see the other shortlisted titles click here!


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