Short List

Announcing the 2018 Ned Kelly Awards Short List

Some of Australia’s best crime fiction authors, hottest new talent and a diverse range of true crime authors have been shortlisted in this year’s Ned Kelly Awards.

The Australian Crime Writers Association today announced the shortlists for the 21st Ned Kelly Awards for Crime Fiction. The Ned Kelly Awards celebrate the best in Australian crime fiction and true crime. The shortlists have been drawn from eighty-nine entries across three award categories.