MWF Final Day

September 2nd, 2007

Well Melbourne Writers Festival has ended again for another year and there's something very very sad about that - even though my feet hurt and my head is stuffed with cotton wool from the cold I caught... another great year which we'll slowly report on in more detail over the next few days. In the meantime - a final summary:

http://www.austcrimefiction.org/node/2445

2007 Ned Kelly Awards

August 29th, 2007

We've just returned from the 2007 Ned Kelly Awards so a full report will follow in the morning, but the winners are:

Lifetime Achievement Award

Sandra Harvey and Lindsay Simpson (True Crime)

Best First Crime

Adrian Hyland, Diamond Dove

Best True Crime

Debi Marshall, Killing for Pleasure and

Liz Porter, Written on the Skin

Best Crime Fiction

Garry Disher, Chain of Evidence

For a full listing and links to all the author's pages:

http://www.austcrimefiction.org/node/2398

MWF Reports

August 27th, 2007

Well we're up and running (well strolling) at the MWF - so we'll post our various thoughts and considerations over on the main site:

http://www.austcrimefiction.org/taxonomy/term/974

If you want to follow the chat - you might have to revisit as the others crawl out of bed and add their thoughts :)

Forbidden Lie$ site now live

August 23rd, 2007

Don't forget our competition for preview tickets on the main site: http://www.austcrimefiction.org

The site for the film: http://www.forbiddenlies.com.au is now live so wander over for a look.

Blood is Thicker, J S McGrath

August 22nd, 2007

I've just posted a review of this Australian author's book at:

http://www.austcrimefiction.org/node/2376

This is an author I've never heard of anywhere else. Fell over the book buried in a Country Victorian bookshop I was rummaging around in a year or so ago.