Ned Kelly Award winners for 2012 announced

The winners of this year’s Ned Kelly Awards for Australian Crime Writing have been announced in Melbourne.

Pig Boy by J C Burke (Woolshed Press) was selected as the winner of the best fiction category.

The Cartographer by Peter Twohig (Fourth Estate) won the best first fiction category.

Sins of the Father by Eamonn Duff (A&U) was the winner of the true crime prize.

The S D Harvey Short Story Award went to A J Clifford for ‘Summer of the Seventeenth Poll’.

Congrats to all the winners.

More information about the Ned Kelly Awards can be found here…

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Clayton Wehner

Clayton is the founder and managing director of Boomerang Books. In a past life, Clayton worked for 12 years as an intelligence officer in the Australian Army and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He is a graduate of the Australian Defence Force Academy and the Royal Military College Duntroon and holds a BA (Hons) in Political Science and a Master of Management Studies (Human Resource Management) from the UNSW. He is also a trained Indonesian linguist and served with the United Nations in East Timor as an interpreter/translator.