Category Archives: Ned Kelly Awards

Blackwattle Creek – a rereading of the Ned Kelly award winner 2013

Buried beneath the hysteria of last Saturday’s federal election was another vote, the 2013 Ned Kelly awards for Australian crime writing. It was a night of firsts: the first year e-books were eligible, the first time the Neddies have taken … Continue reading

Ghost Money makes long list for Ned Kelly crime writing awards

The long lists for the 2013 Ned Kelly awards for Australian crime writing have been released. My novel, Ghost Money, has made the long list for best First Fiction, along with a number of other excellent books. Ghost Money continues … Continue reading

Ned Kelly Awards for Australian crime writing: the shortlist is out

The shortlist for Australia’s annual crime writing gongs, The Ned Kelly Awards, was released this week. While the big publishers usually dominate the Neddies, although this year it’s a clean sweep. Allen and Unwin, Pan Macmillan, Harper Collins and Random … Continue reading

I’m in a book with some guy called Lawrence Block

Dark Prints Press anthology, The One That Got Away is out and it contains a story by yours truly. You can order the book here and the digital edition will be available soon. Based in Perth, Western Australia, Dark Prints … Continue reading

New crime anthologies and Ned Kelly Awards

An interesting trend that seems to be occurring parallel with the rise of e-publishing is the growing popularity of short story anthologies. I’m told by people who know about these things, that anthologies are not popular with mainstream publishers. Well, … Continue reading