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Davitt winner Anna Krien takes out $41,000 UK sports writing award

Submitted by Carmel on 30 November 2014 – 7:33pm Anna Krien, who won the 2014 Sisters in Crime’s Davitt Award for True Crime has won the UK William Hill Sports Book of the Year, only the second woman to do so in the 26-year history of the award. Her book Night Games: Sex, Power and

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Death Comes to P D James

Submitted by Carmel on 28 November 2014 – 10:37pm Sisters in Crime Australia mourns the death of British crime queen, P D James, who died at the age of 94 on Thursday (27 November 2014) at her home in Oxford. James, a public servant, had her first book published at the age of 42 and

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WA writer strikes gold in 21st Scarlet Stiletto Short Story Awards

Submitted by Carmel on 22 November 2014 – 4:37pm Judith Bridge (centre), a Perth-based short story writer, singer, songwriter, playwright and actor has won the HarperCollins First Prize ($1500) in Sisters in Crime Australia’s 21th Scarlet Stiletto Awards with her short story, “Amy’s Sandal”, an unusual crime tale about a ‘girlwoman’ with mental health issues

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Phryne has a future after series 3

Submitted by Carmel on 22 November 2014 – 6:30pm Good news – Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries has a future after series 3 (currently in production). At last year’s Scarlet Stiletto Awards, Sisters in Crime members were all busy signing a petition to the ABC calling to commission for a 3rd series ofMiss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries

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Announcing the shortlist for 21st Scarlet Stiletto Awards

Submitted by Carmel on 11 November 2014 – 7:14pm Twenty-seven short stories by 23 women authors vie for Sisters in Crime Australia’s 21stScarlet Stiletto Awards to be presented by Marta Dusseldorp, star of Janet King andCrownies, at a gala dinner,6.30pm, Friday 21 November at Melbourne’s Thornbury Theatre. This year a record 207 short stories competed

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2014 Scarlet Stiletto Awards Night – Book your Tickets now

Submitted by Karen on 20 October 2014 – 10:04pm Marta Dusseldorp, star of Janet King and Crownies, to present the 21st Scarlet Stiletto Short Story Awards – 6.30pm, Friday 21 November Sisters in Crime Australia is proud to announce that Marta Dusseldorp, star of Janet King and Crownies, will present its 21st Scarlet Stiletto Short

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Brought to book: Journalists turn to crime (writing)

Submitted by Carmel on 13 October 2014 – 11:57am What are the challenges – and joys – of moving from journalism to true crime? Journalists Belinda Hawkins, Suzanna Lobez and Meg Norris cut to the thrust with crime author and former journalist Lindy Cameron at an event hosted by crime buff’s organisation, Sisters in Crime

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Double Trouble: Event launch with Sandy Curtis & Sandi Wallace

Submitted by Carmel on 18 September 2014 – 3:59pm Sisters in Crime Australia and the Port Phillip Library Services have joined forces to present Double Trouble, a free ‘event launch’ with crime writers Sandy Curtis andSandi Wallace about their books Grievous Harm and Tell Me Why, both published byClan Destine Press. Sisters in Crime Australia

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Val Down Under: Tartan Noir Queen Val McDermid tells all to Angela Savage

Submitted by Carmel on 6 September 2014 – 5:46pm Tartan Noir Queen Val McDermid will be in wild and wonderful conversation with Australian crime author, Angela Savage, about her latest psychological thriller, The Skeleton Road, at  Melbourne’s Comedy Club, 6 for 6.30 pm Wednesday 24 September. In The Skeleton Road, McDermid, the creator of ITV’s

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“Promiscuous hybridity”: Announcing Sisters in Crime 14th Davitt Awards for Best Crime Books

Submitted by Carmel on 1 September 2014 – 5:10pm Ellie Marney, Lauren Beukes, Karen Foxlee, Felicity Pulman, Jen Storer (l-r) & Honey Brown (front) Burial Rites, Hannah Kent‘s multi-award winning crime novel about the last woman to be executed in Iceland, has two more prizes to its credit – the Davitts for Best Debut Novel

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